Stories of my Mom

My name is Angelica Berrios (29) and my mother passed away two years ago. In honor of her, I wanted to share a couple of stories about her character along with my boyfriend, Osmar Cedeno (26).

Joseph William Eyles and Bill Keenan with Grady Gordon Sceals

Grady Sceals talks with former students Bill Keenan and Joe Eyles about his experiences growing up in Albany, attending Dougherty County Schools and returning to Albany after college and his Navy service to first teach in the Dougherty County School...

Dealing with social anxiety in a college setting

Rachel Katcoff looks back on how she never felt like she was a real part of her hometown community. This was something that carried on over to college. She looks back on her transition and how her social anxiety held...

From the Coal Mines to Success

Alice Louise Ainsworth beat the odds and got out of a coal mining town in Pennsylvania to become a successful teacher. I asked Wheezie what was it like growing up and how did she ever go to college when no...

dda003028
39:38
Tajay Ramos and Ashley Zalabak

Tajay Ramos (18) speaks to her friend and former boss Ashley Zalabak (30) about her experience as an teen intern at the South Carolina Aquarium, her interests in becoming a sea turtle biologist and hopes for her generation to care...

“We all knew that what we’ve seen was real”

A story of how my grandfather saw a UFO in New York. Although its hard to believe, he never lies which makes this story all the more fascinating.

"I wish I had an experience where I was not defined by my race"

Kathleen talks about her time at Boston College as a black woman in a predominantly white space, discussing her experiences and challenges, and contrasts her experience to those of Ta-Nehisi Coates as described in his book Between the World and...

Content with My Life

Charles King feels that he has led a good life. He feels fortunate to have obtained a good education, have a successful career as a jazz pianist, and now has the opportunity to teach piano to kids.

All About Beth Harris

Beth Harris(36) talks to Miyah Winter(14) about her childhood and what growing up in a Guyanese home made her into.

COVID-19: Eric Robinson

Eric Robinson talks about how difficult it has been to watch his son, a senior in high school in March 2020, grappled with the disappointments of the Covid-19 shutdowns. Because of the nationwide stay-at-home orders all three of his sons...

AP Didier and Chris Walsh

Chris Walsh (76) talks with her grandson, AP Didier (18) about her childhood in Orangeburg, South Carolina during the 1950s-1960s in the Jim Crow south, her father's experience in a German POW camp, and how her town has evolved since...

Story Corps Interview

Maddison White want's to become an anesthesiologist.

ddv002541
53:02
mby022675
21:19
Leah Spencer and Chiq Teresa Edwards Spencer

Mother and daughter Chiq Teresa Edwards Spencer Spencer (70) and Leah Spencer (48) discuss being in college at the same time, Chiq's experience as a non-traditional student, and the importance of education.