Glenda Rike tells her son, Larry, how his father, Aubrey Rike, came to be one of the few present when President John F. Kennedy received his last rites on November 22, 1963.
New York City Subway Conductor Paquita Williams talks to one of her passengers, Laura Lane, about her job.
Retired Marine Corporal Anthony Villarreal talks with his wife, Jessica, about being severely injured during an IED attack while deployed to Afghanistan in 2008.
Christine and Gordon Schei talk about learning that their son, Army Sergeant Erik Schei, had been shot in the head in Iraq.
Dawn Burke talks to her husband, Don, about the rat sanctuary they've run out of their home for the past five years.
Paramedic Rowan Allen (R) talks to Bryan Lindsay (L) about the day he saved his life.
Elizabeth Olson and her colleagues at the Veterans Crisis Line talk about helping callers through their darkest hours.
Constance Labetti remembers her boss, Ron Fazio, who died in the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001.
Marine Corporal Paul Wayman (L) talks with his friend Nathanael Roberti, (R) a former Navy Seal, about their trouble readjusting to civilian life after their combat deployments.
U.S. Navy veteran Denny Meyer remembers what it was like to be gay and a sailor in the late 1960s.
Iraq war Veteran Travis Williams, sole survivor of his 12-man squad, remembers the explosion that took the lives of his 11 teammates.
Jack Richmond tells his daughter, Reagan, about being an amputee.
Staff Sergeant Daniel Hodd and his mother, Evelyn, talk about Daniel's decision to put aside a promising career as a pianist in order to join the Marine Corps.
Dawn Maestas, who removes tattoos for survivors of domestic violence, talks to a client about her work.
Tim Harris, who has Down Syndrome, and his father, Keith, talk about starting their restaurant, Tim's Place.
Talana Banks and her brother, Willie, talk with their mother, Chief Warrant Officer Felicia Banks, about her deployment to Iraq in 2005 and their life as an Army family.
Navy Lieutenant Mark Radlinski speaks with his brother, Lieutenant Luke Radlinski, about Mark's deployment to Iraq and his homecoming.
Recorded in District of Columbia
Colleen Collins and her husband, Shaun Kaufman, talk about becoming private investigators.
Tracy Johnson and her mother in-law, Sandra Johnson, talk about the death of their wife and daughter, Army Staff Sergeant Donna Johnson.
South Carolina Congressman James Clyburn talks with his granddaughter Sydney Reed about his career in politics.