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StoryCorps

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Stories of the human heart. A candid, unscripted conversation between two people about what's really important in life: love, loss, family, friendship. When the world seems out of hand, tune in to StoryCorps and be reminded of the things that matter most.

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Stories of the human heart. A candid, unscripted conversation between two people about what's really important in life: love, loss, family, friendship. When the world seems out of hand, tune in to StoryCorps and be reminded of the things that matter most.

iTunes Ratings

3107 Ratings
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2338
372
146
103
148

too perfect!

By imagodei20 - Aug 28 2019
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love every episode, makes me cry. made me want to start my own podcast

Awesome podcast!

By Light worker 73 - Aug 07 2019
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I think it’s wonderful.keep up the good work.

iTunes Ratings

3107 Ratings
Average Ratings
2338
372
146
103
148

too perfect!

By imagodei20 - Aug 28 2019
Read more
love every episode, makes me cry. made me want to start my own podcast

Awesome podcast!

By Light worker 73 - Aug 07 2019
Read more
I think it’s wonderful.keep up the good work.
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StoryCorps

Latest release on Jun 02, 2020

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Stories of the human heart. A candid, unscripted conversation between two people about what's really important in life: love, loss, family, friendship. When the world seems out of hand, tune in to StoryCorps and be reminded of the things that matter most.

Rank #1: StoryCorps 537: Never Say Goodbye

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A special announcement from our podcast team about some exciting changes ahead. Plus, a StoryCorps classic: the love story of Danny and Annie Perasa.

Jun 29 2018

11mins

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Rank #2: Second Chances

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In our very last episode of the season, two stories about relationships that start off rocky and the reunions that lead to second chances.

Jan 22 2019

11mins

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Rank #3: StoryCorps 536: Little Kids, Big Problems

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In a grown-up world, kids often have no choice but to go along with the course charted by the adults around them. This means that kids are subject to grown-up problems, often in ways they can't understand until much later in their lives. This week, we'll hear what it's like to be a kid caught up in a tangle created by adults.

Jun 22 2018

12mins

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Rank #4: StoryCorps 535: Remorse

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This week we bring you the second radio documentary from Chicago teenagers LeAlan Jones and Lloyd Newman, called Remorse: The 14 Stories of Eric Morse. In 1996, LeAlan and Lloyd investigated the death of Eric Morse, a 5-year-old boy dropped from a high-rise window, and uncovered the scars it left on their community.

Jun 15 2018

43mins

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Rank #5: StoryCorps 534: Ghetto Life 101

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In 1993, teenagers LeAlan Jones and Lloyd Newman recorded a week of their lives on Chicago's South Side. Working with StoryCorps founder Dave Isay, LeAlan and Lloyd produced a documentary they called Ghetto Life 101, one of the most acclaimed programs in public radio history. To mark the 25th anniversary, we bring you a special presentation of Ghetto Life 101.

Jun 08 2018

33mins

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Rank #6: No One's Going to Stop Me

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We've been sharing stories of LGBTQ elders all season, but for our final episode, we'll hear what the next generation has to say.

Jul 30 2019

25mins

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Rank #7: Close Calls And Patron Saints

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In this week's episode, two near-death experiences and what it means to reconnect with the people who happened to be in the right place at the right time.

Jan 15 2019

13mins

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Rank #8: The Great Listen

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This week's episode is an excerpt from The Great Listen from NPR and StoryCorps, our new one-hour broadcast special hosted by NPR's Audie Cornish. We're bringing you stories that speak to the power of listening, especially during the holidays.

Nov 26 2019

34mins

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Rank #9: We Never Spoke Of It

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In this episode, we'll hear about a single night that divided one family for decades; and we'll listen in on the conversations that helped bring them back together.

Dec 10 2019

13mins

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Rank #10: The Leesburg Stockade Girls

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In 1963, more than a dozen African American teenage girls were arrested for protesting segregation laws in Americus, Georgia. They spent one night in the county jail, but were quickly hauled outside the city, where they spent the next two months locked inside a stockade. In this episode, the Leesburg Girls shine a light on an overlooked moment in civil rights history.

Jan 08 2019

12mins

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Rank #11: This Is Where I Leave You

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In this episode of the StoryCorps podcast, we share difficult conversations around death; how four families, who are dealing with the impending loss of a loved one, navigate the last conversations they may ever have together.

Dec 03 2019

19mins

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Rank #12: Willie, Shig, And A Bird Named Maggie

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Willie Ito and Shigeru "Shig" Yabu, childhood best friends, remember being sent to separate Japanese Internment camps as kids, and how they came together to tell their story decades later.

Dec 17 2019

15mins

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Rank #13: Love and a Life Complete

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This week's episode is all about love — what it's like to lose it and how it's never too late to find it.

Jun 04 2019

15mins

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Rank #14: Old Guitars and Purple Hearts

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In this week's episode, two stories of people reuniting with family treasures and the way that objects can live on long after a person is gone.

Jan 01 2019

11mins

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Rank #15: A Beautiful Gray In The Gayborhood

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In this episode, we visit an LGBT-friendly apartment building in the heart of Philadelphia's Gayborhood. Join us as we meet the residents.

Jul 23 2019

20mins

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Rank #16: A Son Always Remembers His Father

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After World War II, there was a radio program that reconnected people live on the air. It was called Reunion. In this episode, we'll revisit their very first broadcast, when Holocaust survivor Siegbert Freiberg was reunited with his father.

Dec 11 2018

14mins

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Rank #17: Holiday Gifts That Can't Be Bought

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On this holiday episode, two stories about finding the true spirit of Christmas as the result of a surprising conversation.

Dec 24 2019

7mins

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Rank #18: The Dark Before Dawn

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In 2015, Asma Jama, a Somali American woman, was assaulted for speaking Swahili at an Applebees in Coon Rapids, Minnesota. In this episode, how Asma found support from an unlikely source.

Nov 19 2019

12mins

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Rank #19: StoryCorps 533: The Senator, the Photographer, and the Busboy

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In 1968, just moments after Robert F. Kennedy was shot, a young LA times photographer captured the scene in an iconic image that's haunted the nation for the last 50 years. Today, we remember RFK, and revisit the story of that famous photo.

Jun 04 2018

13mins

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Rank #20: On The Brink Of Separation

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In this week's episode, you'll hear the difficult conversations that one family is having as they deal with the recurring threat of deportation.

Jan 07 2020

12mins

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Little Kids, Big Questions

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This week, we're fighting the COVID blues by giving kids the microphone—big interview questions from some of StoryCorps' littlest friends.

Jun 02 2020

15mins

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From One Essential Worker To Another

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While many people are staying home to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many others are risking their health to keep the country running. This week, stories from essential workers who are navigating the pandemic one job at a time.

May 26 2020

13mins

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A Little Bit Of Kindness

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From helping a passenger off a city bus to delivering groceries to elderly neighbors: stories about how a little bit of kindness can go a long way.

May 19 2020

14mins

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So Close (And Yet, At Least Six Feet Apart)

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The StoryCorps Podcast returns this spring with 10 all-new episodes. At a time when the greatest global health crisis in a century has left many feeling anxious, isolated and alone, we'll be sharing stories of comfort, wisdom, and hope through conversations that remind us we're all still connected.

May 12 2020

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When You Finally Told Me

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Winfred Rembert, one of the only people ever known to have survived a lynching, sits down with his wife, Patsy, to talk about how their relationship has helped him deal with his painful past.

Feb 04 2020

11mins

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The Echoes Of Gunfire

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This week, difficult conversations between people whose lives have been greatly impacted by one thing: guns.

Jan 28 2020

21mins

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Across The Great Divide

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This week, conversations between strangers who don't necessarily agree on things politically, but come together to find moments of connection during their StoryCorps interviews.

Jan 21 2020

15mins

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All I Had Was Hope And You

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This week, we'll hear from veterans and their families as they navigate difficult conversations around deployment and the transition back to civilian life.

Jan 14 2020

14mins

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On The Brink Of Separation

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In this week's episode, you'll hear the difficult conversations that one family is having as they deal with the recurring threat of deportation.

Jan 07 2020

12mins

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New Year's Eve With Spencer The Possum

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On this episode, we hear from Bud and Jackie Jones--career taxidermists--who helped bring a unique holiday celebration to their small town of Tallapoosa, Georgia: a New Year's Eve possum drop.

Dec 31 2019

5mins

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Holiday Gifts That Can't Be Bought

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On this holiday episode, two stories about finding the true spirit of Christmas as the result of a surprising conversation.

Dec 24 2019

7mins

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Willie, Shig, And A Bird Named Maggie

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Willie Ito and Shigeru "Shig" Yabu, childhood best friends, remember being sent to separate Japanese Internment camps as kids, and how they came together to tell their story decades later.

Dec 17 2019

15mins

Play

We Never Spoke Of It

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In this episode, we'll hear about a single night that divided one family for decades; and we'll listen in on the conversations that helped bring them back together.

Dec 10 2019

13mins

Play

This Is Where I Leave You

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In this episode of the StoryCorps podcast, we share difficult conversations around death; how four families, who are dealing with the impending loss of a loved one, navigate the last conversations they may ever have together.

Dec 03 2019

19mins

Play

The Great Listen

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This week's episode is an excerpt from The Great Listen from NPR and StoryCorps, our new one-hour broadcast special hosted by NPR's Audie Cornish. We're bringing you stories that speak to the power of listening, especially during the holidays.

Nov 26 2019

34mins

Play

The Dark Before Dawn

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In 2015, Asma Jama, a Somali American woman, was assaulted for speaking Swahili at an Applebees in Coon Rapids, Minnesota. In this episode, how Asma found support from an unlikely source.

Nov 19 2019

12mins

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We Need To Talk

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The StoryCorps Podcast returns this fall with 10 all-new episodes. This season, you'll hear challenging conversations between loved ones, friends, and even people who could have easily been enemies, as they try to bridge divides and build connections where you'd least expect it.

Nov 12 2019

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No One's Going to Stop Me

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We've been sharing stories of LGBTQ elders all season, but for our final episode, we'll hear what the next generation has to say.

Jul 30 2019

25mins

Play

A Beautiful Gray In The Gayborhood

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In this episode, we visit an LGBT-friendly apartment building in the heart of Philadelphia's Gayborhood. Join us as we meet the residents.

Jul 23 2019

20mins

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We're Still Here

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In this episode, we'll hear from trans women of color, who have often been the first to stand up for equality, and the last to be recognized for their contributions.

Jul 16 2019

14mins

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iTunes Ratings

3107 Ratings
Average Ratings
2338
372
146
103
148

too perfect!

By imagodei20 - Aug 28 2019
Read more
love every episode, makes me cry. made me want to start my own podcast

Awesome podcast!

By Light worker 73 - Aug 07 2019
Read more
I think it’s wonderful.keep up the good work.