Who is Ashley

Hi! This is my roommate Ashley. She's a really cool girl :)

Marlen Reyes

This is about a woman and her struggles and happy moments while coming to the United States to create a better life for her and her family.

“Mind over Matter”
November 27, 2017 App Interview

On November 26, 2017, Sean Lau will interview Joseph Fortunat, the youth leader for St. John Vianney Church. He will be asked about his lifestyle and how the people present in his life have affected him up until now. These...

Gina’s Life

I ask Gina questions about her childhood leading up to her future plans.

How hard work and responsibilities shape a person

An interview with Annisa Murataj, discussing how growing up as the oldest sibling and first generation collage student has shaped her into the person she is. She explained that being the oldest and having to watch over her siblings was...

My Father's Interesting Past

I am Alex Wong and on December 1st, 2019, at home, my father and I talked about a few moments in my father's life that were significant to him. He told me about how he met my mother. He told...

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Corey DePina and Kadahj Bennett

Friends Corey DePina (39) and Kadahj Bennett (31) reflect on what inspires their creativity and art. They talk about their journey as artists and share appreciation for the support and inspiration they have received from one another.

As Humans, Adapting is What We Do Best

This interview took place in Bayside, New York, on December 1st, 2019. In it, Ami Farrell asks her mother, Setsu Sakaguchi, about the challenges she has faced in life and what she has learned from them. As an immigrant from...

98 years of African American history.

Merrill Cooper, 98 years old African American from south Virginia with a high school diploma retired as International Vice President of transport workers union of America

“Never harm anyone and always be nice to the others.”

It's Nov24,2017.Hearing the backgroud of my best friend had surprise me a lot. For example,one of his earliest childhood memories was going to the supermarket with his family every month. Jason had look upon with his dad who had helped...

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Sophie Hauck and Richard Hauck

Sophie Hauck (18) and her father Richard Hauck (54) discuss their relationship with one another and Sophie's upcoming departure for college.

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Keisto Lucero and Vince Pellegri

Friends Keisto Lucero (32) and Vince Pellegri (29) talk to each other about their upbringings and coming out as gay. They discuss challenges they have experienced in the past year, reflect on favorite memories together, and share how they can...

My Mother’s Life

Jenny Leung, a mother of two, is interviewed by her daughter, Mingwai Lin. In this interview, she shares what she went through as a child and how it shaped her character. Through her experiences and her perspective, she shares the...

Maria Zapata & Gonzalo Zapata

On July 17, 2008, Angie Zapata — a transgender woman — was killed in northern Colorado. Angie was murdered by a man she was dating. Angie’s killer was sentenced to life in prison plus 60 years. This was one of...

Honors English 2 Project

We talked about how we should view others as people the effect parents have on their children, and what my mothers child hood was like regarding racism

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Lydia Weiss and Kyle Holsinger-Johnson

Lydia Weiss (33) and Kyle Holsinger-Johnson (36) discuss childhood memories and experiences, identity, love, and navigating life. They talk about their relationship with one another and how it started, as well as their personal growth and proudest moments.

A Guest in My Home Country

Dinah and Renee talk about Sivia, Renee’s traveling grandma. They also chat about what is means to be “Hakka” and “Farang” at home

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

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...

Rana Sodhi & Harjit Sodhi
September 14, 2018 App Interview

In the wake of the September 11th attacks, Muslims, Arabs, and Sikhs became targets for hate across the country. Balbir Singh Sodhi was the first person to be murdered in a hate crime in this aftermath. On the morning of...

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Doris Green and Melvin Taylor

Melvin Taylor (49) asks his associate Doris Green about her career as an ethnomusicologist, her creation of Greenotation (an integrated score of percussive music and dance notation), and the time she spent traveling in Africa to learn more about the...

Sue McConnell & Kristyn Weed

Sue McConnell and Kristyn Weed are best friends and Vietnam-era veterans. Although they didn’t serve in the war together, they share a story of courage — on and off the battlefield. At StoryCorps, they talked about their other shared sisterhood....

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Russell Lowery-Hart and Christopher Sams

Chris Sams (41) insights with his chosen father, Russell Lowery-Hart (51) in a conversation about how the two became family members and what the journey has been like.

Loving — but Leaving — the Military
September 23, 2019 App Interview

Retired Colonel Denise Baken enlisted in the Army in 1975 , following in her father’s military footsteps. She’d go on to serve for nearly three decades. At StoryCorps, Denise told her children — Richard and Christian Yingling — about her...