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StoryCorps

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Rank #157 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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WHAT HAPPENED???!!!

By chonsy23 - Apr 21 2019
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Seriously?! What happened?! The new host is not good, needs to stop reading so cold and robotic.

Inspiring and emotional

By Joseph Pearson - Dec 31 2018
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These podcasts bring me such profound joy. Thanks NPR!

iTunes Ratings

2506 Ratings
Average Ratings
1952
285
106
74
89

WHAT HAPPENED???!!!

By chonsy23 - Apr 21 2019
Read more
Seriously?! What happened?! The new host is not good, needs to stop reading so cold and robotic.

Inspiring and emotional

By Joseph Pearson - Dec 31 2018
Read more
These podcasts bring me such profound joy. Thanks NPR!
Cover image of StoryCorps

StoryCorps

Updated about 1 month ago

Rank #157 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.

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
11 mins
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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
11 mins
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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
13 mins
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Rank #4: 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
12 mins
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Rank #5: 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
43 mins
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Rank #6: 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
33 mins
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Rank #7: 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
12 mins
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Rank #8: 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
12 mins
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Rank #9: StoryCorps 453: Do-Over

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To kick off the New Year, stories of people who have started over, turned the page, and wiped the slate clean. They did this sometimes to follow a dream, other times to escape bad ones.
Jan 03 2018
16 mins
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Rank #10: StoryCorps 528: Allie n Steve

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What do you do when your parent changes in some pretty significant ways? This week StoryCorps and Invisibilia both look at that very question by telling different parts of the same story.
Apr 06 2018
18 mins
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Rank #11: StoryCorps 526: A Parent's Job

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A parent's profession has an undeniable impact on their kids — both good and bad. This week, three stories about the things we learn from our parents' work.
Mar 16 2018
14 mins
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Rank #12: StoryCorps 525: The Good, Right, Honest Thing

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It takes courage to speak up — especially when there's the risk that no one will believe you. In this episode, three women who had to face that risk, and came forward despite the potential consequences.
Mar 02 2018
14 mins
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Rank #13: StoryCorps 522: Honestly Now

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There's something about a StoryCorps booth that lets people be more candid than they usually are — and this is especially true of parents and their kids. In this episode, some of the most honest interviews we've ever recorded.
Jan 24 2018
14 mins
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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
16 mins
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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
13 mins
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Rank #16: StoryCorps 457: Eternally Eight

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On June 5, 1989, Sean Smith fatally shot his younger sister, Erin, while playing with his father's gun. Now in his 30s, Sean speaks with with his mother, Lee, about this devastating accident.
Mar 09 2018
13 mins
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