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Dr. Robert Strozier and Roger Smith

Dr. Robert Strozier (left) tells his former student, Roger Smith, about his older brother Frank who, when they were growing up in the 1930s, was his “totally fearless” protector.

Originally aired May 15, 2009, on NPR’s Morning Edition.

Kathy Bradley and Johnny Bradley

Johnny Bradley tells his daughter Kathy about growing up the son of a sharecropper in Georgia. His family farmed someone else’s land in exchange for a small portion of the crops, and he remembers those times as really hard.

Originally aired May 1, 2009, on NPR’s Morning Edition.