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StoryCorps Rochester, NY

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StoryCorps, a national initiative to document everyday history and the unique stories of Americans, was in Rochester in July 2009. WXXI invited StoryCorps to Rochester to capture the stories of Rochesterians as part of the celebration of the City’s 175 Anniversary.

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StoryCorps, a national initiative to document everyday history and the unique stories of Americans, was in Rochester in July 2009. WXXI invited StoryCorps to Rochester to capture the stories of Rochesterians as part of the celebration of the City’s 175 Anniversary.

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The human element

By Mama frizz - Apr 27 2013
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I love that for just a moment you are invited into a family's intimate history. You relate, and feel what they are telling. Sometimes you laugh or cry or just sit it quiet reflection. Pure human emotion for those moments you just feel disconnected.

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9 Ratings
Average Ratings
7
0
1
1
0

The human element

By Mama frizz - Apr 27 2013
Read more
I love that for just a moment you are invited into a family's intimate history. You relate, and feel what they are telling. Sometimes you laugh or cry or just sit it quiet reflection. Pure human emotion for those moments you just feel disconnected.
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StoryCorps Rochester, NY

Latest release on Jul 02, 2010

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Rank #1: Betty Miller and Cheryl Smith

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Betty Miller just celebrated her one-hundred-first birthday at Valley Manor in Rochester. When the StoryCorps Mobile Recording Booth came to Rochester last summer, Betty shared some of her early memories with her friend Cheryl Smith.

May 24 2010

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Rank #2: Emeterio Otero with his oldest son Christopher, and his two oldest grandsons Jeremiah and Noah

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Emeterio Otero is the Executive Dean at the Damon City Campus of Monroe Community College.

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May 06 2010

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Rank #3: William Molinere and Marjorie Torelli

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William Molinere was born and raised in Southern Louisiana, in a little town called Point Barry that has been washed away by hurricanes and floods. He now lives in Canandaigua with his wife Marjorie Torelli.

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May 24 2010

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Rank #4: Colin and Michael

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On July 2nd, 2009, the StoryCorps Oral History project opened its mobile recording booth at Rundel Library, as part of the City of Rochester’s 175th Anniversary Celebration. For the next month, over two hundred Rochesterians recorded their stories, and we’ve hearing them over the last year during Morning Edition/All Things Considered.

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Jul 02 2010

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Rank #5: Anthony and Michael Venturo

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It’s Thursday, the day we hear stories that were recorded here in Rochester last summer by StoryCorps, the national oral history project. Today we hear from Anthony Venturo and his son Michael. Their visit to the mobile recording booth gave Anthony the chance to about what it was like to grow up during World War Two.

Jun 17 2010

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