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StoryCorps

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Rank #81 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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3107 Ratings
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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

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 Jul 21, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 2 months ago

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: 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 #3: 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 #4: 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 #5: 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 #6: 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 #7: 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 #8: 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 #9: 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 #10: 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 #11: 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 #12: 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 #13: 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 #14: 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 #15: 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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