Understanding the struggles of a Vietnamese American.

Michael who is a Vietnamese American wanted to share some struggles he faced growing up in America and in Harrisburg, PA.

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March 8, 2019
Mickey Willenbring

Mickey Willenbring has always been a fighter. She grew up being shuffled between her family on reservations in the upper Midwest, family on the West Coast, and in the foster care system. The Army called to her as a way...

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

Interview with Aidan Yoo: Being Korean-American

This interview talks about Aidan’s experiences learning Korean and his advice for someone struggling to embrace his/her cultural identity.

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January 20, 2019
Joseph Jones III, Verna Hollis, Diane Bowens, Shirley Green-Reese, and Carol Barner-Seay

“Being in a place like that, I didn’t feel like we was human.” In July of 1963, a group of African American protesters were arrested during a series of non-violent, anti-segregation demonstrations in Americus, Georgia. More than a dozen girls,...

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January 4, 2019
Paru Venkat and Alagappa Rammohan

“When I buy a new book, I don’t start reading the first page. I smell it.” At StoryCorps, we’re used to hearing tales of love. But here’s one of a different sort: a love letter to the written word. Meet...

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December 23, 2018
Jeanne Satterfield & Barbara Parham

“I remember seeing your face and I was shocked.” Longtime friends Barbara Parham and Jeanne Satterfield remember reconnecting at a place neither one of them expected to be — the Pine Street Inn homeless shelter — and taking their next...

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December 14, 2018
Barnie Botone

“I knew it was going to be hard and I knew I’d be different, but I knew I could compete with any of ’em.” Barnie Botone recalls his 34-year career working on the railroad. Produced by StoryCorps. Originally aired December...

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December 7, 2018
Adam Roseman and Rick Rosenthal

“Don’t tell anybody that you saw Santa buying tools for the elves at Home Depot.” There are many ways to celebrate the holidays. While some light the Hannukah candles, some decorate Christmas trees. And for some, well, they do a...