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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406 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:  Dr. Joseph Kras and his daughter, Sophie Kras, at their StoryCorps interview in Olivette, Missouri on June 13th, 2020. , Credit: The Kras family
Dr. Joseph Kras speaks with his immunocompromised daughter about the tough choices they’ve had to make as a family due to his regular exposure to C...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2020
  • Length: 03:05
Caption: Rugenia Keefe, left, a paraprofessional who assisted Cole Phillips for most of high school after he lost his sight, spoke with the graduating senior for a remote conversation from Bentonville, Ark., Credit: Cole Phillips
Cole Phillips lost his vision just months before starting high school. As a freshman, he met paraprofessional Rugenia Keefe -- or Miss. Ru -- who a...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2020
  • Length: 02:31
Caption: Albert and Aidan Sykes in Jackson, Mississippi, 2020, Credit: Albert Sykes.
Albert Sykes returns to StoryCorps with his son Aidan--now 14-- to talk about how Aidan is feeling as a young Black man in 2020.

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 02:41
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Albert and Aidan Sykes at their StoryCorps interview in Jackson, Mississippi on February 20, 2015., Credit: Vanessa Gonzalez-Block for StoryCorps.
Albert Sykes speaks with his nine-year-old son, Aidan, about black fatherhood, and his hopes for the future.

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 02:39
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: During a remote StoryCorps conversation this month from Stafford, N.Y., Dr. Roberto Vargas (left), his wife, Susan, and 10-year-old son, Xavier, talk about the challenges of staying safely distanced., Credit: the Vargas Family.
As the Director of Microbiology at a hospital in upstate New York, Dr. Roberto Vargas is regularly exposed to COVID-19. Here, he talks with his wif...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 02:37
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Caption: Jackie Stockton and daughter Alice Stockton-Rossini at the Philadelphia Flower Show March, 2019, Credit: Alice Stockton-Rossini.
Jackie Stockton and her daughter Alice Stockton-Rossini recovered from COVID-19, the virus that killed a best friend and a family member. Having fa...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 02:47
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Caption: Craig Boddie and Evette Jourdain, both mail carriers in Palm Beach, Fla., spoke for a remote StoryCorps conversation last month about the job risks created by the coronavirus outbreak., Credit: Courtesy of Craig Boddie and Evette Jourdain for StoryCorps.
Palm Beach, Florida Mail Carriers Evette Jourdain and Craig Boddie talk about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their daily lives--at work, an...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 02:35
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Emily Aho and her daughter Hannah Sibley-Liddle in New Hampshire. 2016., Credit: Hannah Sibley-Liddle
After losing her father, Army Staff Sergeant Emilio “Leo” DiPalma, to COVID-19, Emily Aho reflects on his WWII service with her daughter, Hannah Si...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 02:24
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Caption: Shannon Doty (right) tells her father, Dan Flynn (left), in a remote StoryCorps conversation, that his dedication to help others inspired her goal to work in the medical field., Credit: Dan Flynn and Shannon Doty for StoryCorps.
Funeral Director Dan Flynn talks with his daughter Shannon about being a member of the national mortuary response team during COVID-19.

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2020
  • Length: 02:42
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Caption: New York City MTA bus operators Tyrone Hampton (left) and Frank de Jesus spoke last week about how the coronavirus pandemic has affected their work. They talked during a remote StoryCorps conversation., Credit: Tyrone Hampton and Frank de Jesus.
New York City bus operators Tyrone Hampton and Frank de Jesus talk about how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted their calling.

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2020
  • Length: 02:13
  • Purchases: 1