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StoryCorps

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Rank #65 in Society & Culture category

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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.

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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

2964 Ratings
Average Ratings
2246
350
134
100
134

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 Jan 21, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 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 #2: 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 #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: 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 #5: 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 #6: 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 #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: 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 #9: 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 #10: 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 #11: 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 #12: StoryCorps 477: Looking Out

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This week, we hear three stories from people who did not have much themselves, but looked out for others who needed some extra help.

Apr 20 2018

12mins

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Rank #13: 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 #14: StoryCorps 529: Where the Giant Mushrooms Grow

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With nuclear weapons back in the headlines, fears of a new Atomic Age are creeping in again. This week, three stories about The Bomb, from people who experienced it first-hand.

Apr 27 2018

16mins

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Rank #15: StoryCorps 531: Legacies of Love

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So much of parenting is dealing with the unexpected and having to figure things out as you go. In this Mother's Day episode, we hear from moms whose decisions left a lifelong impression on their kids.

May 11 2018

13mins

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Rank #16: 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 #17: 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 #18: 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 #19: 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 #20: 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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