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Mom: A Celebration of Mothers from StoryCorps

Press Release
Mom is a timeless collection of the wit and wisdom of mothers, culled from over 40,000 interviews. These stories are about and for mothers from all walks of life and experiences.

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Click on the links below to download stories, photos, intros from Mom: A Celebration of Mothers from StoryCorps.

Dot and Kim Campi
Dot and Kim Campi talk about blending their families when Dot married Kim’s father in the early 1960s.

Jerry Johnson and Carrie Conley
Jerry Johnson interviews his mother, Carrie Conley, about raising six children as a single mother.

Barbara Cooper and Jody Houston
Barbara Cooper tells her mother, Jody Houston, about living with a form of the rare genetic condition, Progeria.

José Cruz and his daughter, Grace
José Cruz tells his daughter, Grace, about living in Villa Juana, a neighborhood in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, while his mother was living in New York City.

Myra Dean and Gary Jamison
Myra Dean tells her friend Gary Jamison about her son, Rich Stark, who was killed by a reckless driver in 1977.

Barbara Dundon and her husband, Jack
Barbara Dundon tells her husband, Jack, how her mother, Dorothy Lang, found love in an assisted living home.

Fanni Green and her daughter, Danyealah
Fanni Green tells her daughter, Danyealah, about moving her mother, Pauline, into an assisted living facility after her health began to fail.

Kristi Hager and Cherie Newman
Kristi Hager remembers her mother with her friend, Cherie Newman.

Danielle Hall and Gabrielle Hall
Danielle and Gabrielle Hall remember their mother Martha, who died of breast cancer in 2003.

Robert Madden and Tom Kurthy
Robert Madden tells his friend Tom Kurthy about coming out to his parents.

Ray Martinez
Ray Martinez remembers growing up in an orphanage during the 1950s.

Scott Miller and his mother, Jackie
Scott Miller talks to his mother, Jackie, about her decision to adopt him.

Sy Saliba and his daughter, Yvette
Sy Saliba talks to his daughter, Yvette, about her mother, Pat, who passed away from multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer, in 2005.

Tia Smallwood and her daughter, Christine
Tia Smallwood tells her daughter, Christine, about becoming a business woman in the 1970s.

Lourdes Villanueva and her son, Roger
Lourdes Villanueva tells her son Roger about growing up in a family of migrant workers.

Nancy Wright and her son, JD
Nancy Wright tells her son, JD, about her mother, Frances Ericksen.

Wanda Zoeller and Susan Herndon
Wanda Zoeller and her partner, Susan Herndon, remember Wanda’s mother.

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