Growing up, Barbara Handelsman often felt out of step with her family. But she has... more.
Growing up, Barbara Handelsman often felt out of step with her family. But she has always had a special connection ...
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Recorded in Ann Arbor, Michigan
Thomas Weller remembers how he got started helping strangers in need.
Thomas Weller remembers how he got started helping strangers in need.
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Recorded in San Diego, California
Christine and Gordon Schei talk about learning that their son, Army Sergeant Erik Schei, had... more.
Christine and Gordon Schei talk about learning that their son, Army Sergeant Erik Schei, had been shot in the head ...
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Recorded in Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Aaron tells his teacher Celeste-Davis Carr, about revealing his homelessness during a StoryCorpsU recording.
Aaron tells his teacher Celeste-Davis Carr, about revealing his homelessness during a StoryCorpsU recording.
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
Happy Dodson (L) and Taz Roman (R), members of Bikers Against Child Abuse, talk about... more.
Happy Dodson (L) and Taz Roman (R), members of Bikers Against Child Abuse, talk about their work.
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Recorded in Norwich, Connecticut
Studs Terkel, the late oral historian, from a 2005 interview recorded when a StoryCorps MobileBooth... more.
Studs Terkel, the late oral historian, from a 2005 interview recorded when a StoryCorps MobileBooth visited his home.
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Recorded in Chicago, Illinois
Father Michael Duffy talks about how he came to give the homily at the funeral... more.
Father Michael Duffy talks about how he came to give the homily at the funeral of his friend, Father Mychal ...
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Lynn Weaver talks with his daughter, Kimberly, about his father, Ted Weaver, who worked as... more.
Lynn Weaver talks with his daughter, Kimberly, about his father, Ted Weaver, who worked as a janitor and chauffeur in ...
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
Nineteen-year-old Noe Rueda (R) talks to his high school economics teacher, Alex Fernandez (L), about... more.
Nineteen-year-old Noe Rueda (R) talks to his high school economics teacher, Alex Fernandez (L), about growing up poor in Chicago.
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Recorded in Madison, Wisconsin
81-year-old Virginia Fairbrother tells her daughter, Laurel Kaae, a story from the Depression.
81-year-old Virginia Fairbrother tells her daughter, Laurel Kaae, a story from the Depression.
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Recorded in Bismarck, North Dakota
New York City bus operator Ronald Ruiz remembers one of his passengers on the City... more.
New York City bus operator Ronald Ruiz remembers one of his passengers on the City Island line in the Bronx.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Former NYPD lieutenant Bill Cosgrove remembers carrying Father Mychal Judge, the first official victim of... more.
Former NYPD lieutenant Bill Cosgrove remembers carrying Father Mychal Judge, the first official victim of September 11th, out of the ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Jose "Pepe" Noriega , one of over 14,000 children who came to the U.S. as... more.
Jose "Pepe" Noriega , one of over 14,000 children who came to the U.S. as part of Operation Pedro Pan, speaks ...
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Recorded in Coral Gables, Florida
Herman Blake and his brother Sidney remember their childhood during the 1940s.
Herman Blake and his brother Sidney remember their childhood during the 1940s.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Robert Patterson, who has Alzheimer's disease, speaks with his wife, Karen.
Tony Perri tells his grandson, Jeffrey about coming out as a gay man.
Tony Perri tells his grandson, Jeffrey about coming out as a gay man.
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Recorded in Rochester, New York
Scott Macaulay remembers how, 25 years ago, he started an annual holiday dinner for strangers... more.
Scott Macaulay remembers how, 25 years ago, he started an annual holiday dinner for strangers who have nowhere else to go.
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Recorded in Melrose, Massachusetts
James Ransom and Cherie Johnson remember their neighbor and Sunday school teacher.
James Ransom and Cherie Johnson remember their neighbor and Sunday school teacher.
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Recorded in Sarasota, Florida
Aimee Gerold speaks with her father, Bob, about her adoption from China.
Aimee Gerold speaks with her father, Bob, about her adoption from China.
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Recorded in Pensacola, Florida
Edwin Lanier Jr., who is homeless, to his friend David Wright.
Edwin Lanier Jr., who is homeless, to his friend David Wright.
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Recorded in Durham, North Carolina