Jess Buzzutto explains to his sister and niece how he became the Leprechaun of Yonkers, New York.
Camaran Henson grew up hearing stories about his grandfather, Leonard Simmons, who was a police officer in Newark, New Jersey. He came to StoryCorps with his mom, Toni, to remember Leonard, who died in 2013.
Assigned female at birth, Gabe López always felt like he was a boy. More recently, he has begun having others refer to him by his preferred gender pronouns — "he" and "him." Gabe and his mother came to StoryCorps to talk about what it’s been like for him to be transgender and the future that awaits.
Judge Michael John Ryan talks with his son, Michael Benjamin Ryan, about growing up in an abusive household, and how he found the strength to graduate college and become a juvenile court judge.