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StoryCorps

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Rank #63 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

2443 Ratings
Average Ratings
1908
280
97
73
85

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!

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StoryCorps

Updated 20 days ago

Rank #63 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: 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 #2: 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 #3: StoryCorps 440: On the Other Side of Death

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StoryCorps and the National September 11 Memorial and Museum are recording one interview for each person lost on 9/11/2001. In this episode, you'll hear from family and friends remembering loved ones, including the first official victim of the attacks, NYFD Chaplain Father Mychal Judge.

Sep 05 2017
14 mins
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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
43 mins
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Rank #5: StoryCorps 518: The Conversation

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A father speaks with the school shooter who killed his son.

Dec 12 2017
19 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: 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 #9: 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 #10: 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 #11: 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 #12: 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 #13: StoryCorps 510: Head First

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As students head back to college this week, we pay tribute to undergrads who are the first in their family to go — and the people who provided the necessary kick in the pants to get them there.

Aug 30 2017
18 mins
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Rank #14: 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 #15: StoryCorps 439: Space Men

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With the total solar eclipse coming up, an encore presentation of this episode about people who have their eyes on the stars, from a street-corner astronomer to an astronaut.

Aug 15 2017
21 mins
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Rank #16: 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 #17: StoryCorps 523: Years in the Making

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Not all love stories start with a lightning strike. For Valentine's Day, stories of relationships that took years to blossom and have stood the test of time.

Feb 09 2018
15 mins
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Rank #18: 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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Rank #19: StoryCorps 444: Your Biggest Fan

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A StoryCorps booth can be a great place to let someone know, "Hey, I'm your biggest fan." We'll hear from a doorman at the Plaza Hotel in New York, friends who were reunited after 40 years, and a pilgrimage to find a reclusive author.

Aug 22 2017
13 mins
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Rank #20: StoryCorps 517: Fighting It Every Day

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The current opioid epidemic has been called the deadliest drug crisis in American history. In this episode, we listen to people who come from some of the hardest hit areas of the country.

Nov 27 2017
17 mins
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