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StoryCorps

  • On this extra holiday episode, Terri Van Keuren, Richard Shoup and Pamela Farrell remember how their father, Air Force Colonel Harry Shoup, started the holiday tradition of tracking Santa Claus on U.S. military radar in 1955. donate.storycorps.org/podcast
  • What happens when paralyzing fear stops you from following your dream? In our final episode of the season...Jim Von Stein has written 8000 songs, but almost nobody has heard a single one of them...until now...
  • In the early 90s, 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. In remembrance of Lloyd, who died this week, we bring you a special presentation of Ghetto Life 101.
  • In the second part of our Kalaupapa story, we hear how people exiled from society reconnected with family – and found a new community. donate.storycorps.org/podcast
  • In this two-part special, we remember a community of forgotten people cast out to a remote Hawaiian island.
  • Family names bind one generation to the next. But what if that name is lost? In this episode, a grieving family learns their legacy is being kept alive by a stranger from far away.
  • We usually lean on our elders for wisdom and support... but sometimes it's the other way around. In this episode, we hear from queer men who found acceptance in one another.
  • Capt. Helen Perry talks with her husband, Sgt. Matthew Perry, about the impacts of Matthew's memory loss – and their enduring love.
  • In this episode, we share one couple's story of love and loss under the weight of substance abuse – told through different recordings, twelve years apart.
  • In 2012, StoryCorps broadcast a conversation with a young woman involved in the murder of Mulugeta Seraw, a Black man in Portland, Oregon. A decade later, we revisit it to look at the ripples of racist violence, and a few people who fought to stop it.
  • On this season of the StoryCorps Podcast, stories of the stigmas we carry, and how it feels when we set them down.
  • On this short Labor Day episode, we'll hear from sisters Suzi and Donna Wong about growing up in the back of their parents' laundry business in Hollywood, CA.