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“Love Is Limitless”; A Couple Reflects On Sharing Life After Loss.

Christine Berro and Andy Keeler sat down a few months after their marriage in 2007. This was a second marriage for both, who had both lost a partner several years prior..

(Left) Christine Berro and Andy Keeler at their StoryCorps interview in Kalamazoo, on April 15, 2007. By Susan Lee for StoryCorps. (Right) The couple at their StoryCorps interview in Portage, Michigan on October 18, 2023. By Benjamin Green for StoryCorps.

In 2023, Christine and Andy returned to StoryCorps to talk about the 16 years together since they first recorded.

 

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Originally aired November 3, 2023 on NPR’s Morning Edition.

Gordon Bolar and Dave Isay

StoryCorps founder Dave Isay recorded a
National Day of Listening interview with his friend Gordon Bolar, who is also the General Manager of public radio station WMUK in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

They talked about Gordon’s son, Matthew, who was in the Army and served two tours in Iraq.

Matthew was killed by a roadside bomb in 2007.

Gordon also shared a favorite memory of his son from a few months before his death.

Originally aired November 23, 2012 on NPR’s Morning Edition.