What’s the best thing your parents did in raising you?

My mother, Kristan Jacobson, talks about her parents and how they have shaped her into the mom she is today for my brothers and I.

Interview with Lynn (Nutty) Anderson

Nutty and I discuss what it’s been like for her to take care of her grandson.

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November 1, 2018
Alan Stepakoff & Josh Stepakoff

“The last thing I wanted you to do was to be afraid of being Jewish.” Josh Stepakoff talks with his father, Alan, about surviving a shooting at a Jewish day camp when he was six years old. Produced by StoryCorps. This...

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August 17, 2018
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....

Ms.Voegeli talks about growing up with a single parent and the struggle that she faced to get to where she is today.

In this interview, conducted on June 7th, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Ms. Elizabeth Voegeli, a beloved teacher in the Tallwood High School’s Global Studies and World Languages Academy, talks about her childhood and the past experiences that shapes who...

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May 18, 2018
Trent Andrews & Ginnie Peters

Springtime is planting season on farms all across the country. The stress of the season can take its toll: farmers have one of the highest suicide rates of any profession in the United States. For more than 35 years, Matt...

The Beginning of Our Relationship

The recounting of the first month and a half of our relationship, in all of its wild, hilarious, joyful glory.#blacklovematters

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April 20, 2018
Abby Gagliardo & Ralph Gagliardo

In this conversation recorded in Hartford, Connecticut, Abby Gagliardo sat down with her dad, Ralph, to talk about a confusing time for their family. Abby knew her dad was sent to prison for larceny when she was a kid. But...

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February 23, 2018
Joanna Wright & Tara Cummings

When the New Bethany Home for Girls in Arcadia, Louisiana opened in 1971, the religious reform school was known as a safe haven for “wayward girls.” Over the next three decades, law enforcement officials repeatedly investigated claims of physical and...