StoryCorps

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  • Location: Brooklyn, New York
StoryCorps is a national project to instruct and inspire people to record each others' stories in sound.

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366 Pieces

Every day at StoryCorps booths across the country, ordinary people share extraordinary stories with friends and loved ones.

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2 Pieces

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Pieces

Caption: Kathleen Payne and Corinthia Isom at their StoryCorps interview in New York City, New York on September 29, 2015., Credit: Carolina Escobar for StoryCorps
Corinthia Isom and Kathleen Payne remember Corinthia’s mother, DeSeane Isom, and how Kathleen took Corinthia in after DeSeane died from an AIDS-rel...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2019
  • Length: 02:43
Caption: Jamal and Aden Batar at their StoryCorps interview in West Valley City, UT on March 17, 2017., Credit: Mia Warren for StoryCorps.
Aden Batar speaks with his son Jamal Batar about fleeing civil war and being among the first Somali refugee families to resettle in Utah.

  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 02:13
Caption: Sean Sala and Fernando Zweifach Lopez at their StoryCorps interview in San Diego, CA on January 5th, 2013., Credit: Luis Gallo for StoryCorps.
Sean Sala and Fernando Zweifach Lopez talk about organizing the first-ever military contingent in a Pride parade during the final days of Don’t Ask...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 02:45
Caption: Tina Dietz and Patrick Conteh at StoryCorps in Bismarck, North Dakota., Credit: By Savannah Winchester for StoryCorps.
Tina Dietz speaks to her partner, Patrick Conteh, about seeking refuge at her great aunt Shirley’s farm in rural North Dakota.

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 02:57
Caption: Alma Schlor and Maria Ochoa at their StoryCorps interview in Tucson, Arizona on April 20, 2016. By Camila Kerwin for StoryCorps.
Maria Ochoa, a 70-year-old grandmother, speaks with her friend Alma Schlor about the over 100 times she’s walked the Arizona desert providing water...

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  • Added: Jun 25, 2019
  • Length: 02:53
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Caption: Candi and Estela Reyes at their StoryCorps interview in El Paso, Texas in 2012. By Anaid Reyes for StoryCorps.
Sisters Estela and Candi Reyes remember the passing of their father, Juan Reyes.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2019
  • Length: 03:07
Caption: David Farah (L) and Alexei Romanoff (R) at their StoryCorps interview in Los Angeles, California in June 2015. By Jill Glaser for StoryCorps.
Alexei Romanoff tells his husband, David Farah, about a mentor who taught him to be proud of who he was.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2019
  • Length: 03:12
Caption: Mike Cline and James Edward Brown pose at their StoryCorps interview on April 30, 2019 in Pensacola, FL. By Joseph Vincenza/WUWF.
James Edward Brown was a Navy corpsman working as a surgical tech on the ground during the Beirut Bombing of 1983. The bombing killed 241 U.S. serv...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2019
  • Length: 02:44
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David Wilson and his husband Rob Compton, one of the first legally married same-sex couples in the US, talk about how they met and reflect on the s...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2019
  • Length: 04:45
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Sada Jackson learns about her late-mother through her mom’s best friend, Angela Morehead-Mugita.

  • Added: May 21, 2019
  • Length: 02:44