September 13, 2019 App Interview
‘Excitement Often Means Danger’: A Mother And Son Remember Life On The Fire Line

Connie Mehmel was a young mother when she started fighting wildfires in Washington state, in the late 1970s. Her son, Ian, would eventually follow in her footsteps. After 42 years working for the Forest Service, Connie retired in September of...

September 10, 2019 App Interview
‘It’s Such A Gift Of A Job’: Nurses Reflect On Their Work In The Intensive Care Unit

Kristin Sollars and Marci Ebberts are nurses at Saint Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. They worked side by side in the intensive care unit for years and grew so close they’ve come to call themselves “work wives.” Kristin and...

September 10, 2019 App Interview
Swept Away: Falling for the Man with 600 Vacuums

We love a good love story here at StoryCorps. But this one? It sucks … just not in the way you might think. Tom Gasko has been a vacuum repairman for over 35 years. He also collects vacuums — hundreds...

Remembering One Tough Veteran: Lieutenant Susan Ahn Cuddy

Susan Ahn Cuddy was one seriously tough woman, who wore many hats — and broke many barriers — throughout her life. She was the first Asian American woman in the Navy and the first woman gunnery officer teaching air combat...

Callings

I was able to conduct an interview with my dad which allowed me to gain more knowledge about what he did for a living and how he liked his job

Caroline Young interview

This is an interview about my mom. Her work life, love life, family life etc.

Megan and Ashley interview of their grandpa

We had 27 questions and George’s granddaughters each asked him questions. They seemed to have fun.

Dad

We talked about how the Navy impacted my dad’s life. I also ask him questions about raising my brother and I.