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Tom Sourlis and Susan Eleuterio

Tom Sourlis (74) is interviewed by his wife Susan "Sue" Eleuterio (68) about growing up in Gary, Indiana in the 1940s, his family's migration journey from Greece, working in tuckpointing, and the racial and migration changes that occurred in Indiana...

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Tiffany Baker and Terri Treiman

Tiffany Baker (48) and her former mentor, Terri Treiman (66), talk about their previous StoryCorps interview, Terri’s career in social work, and Tiffany’s career helping youth in the foster system.

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Michelle Gallagher and Ruth Ann Peters

Ruth "Ann" Peters (78) talks to her daughter, Michelle Gallagher [no age given], about growing up in a small town in Southern Illinois, her family, motherhood, being a grandmother, and how she wants to be remembered.

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38:32
Joan McCue, Kari McCue, and Kelly Lefever

Joan McCue (82) tells her granddaughters Kelly Lefever (34) and Kari McCue (31) about her childhood and about her life as the mother of seven children.

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Eboo Patel and Ahmed "Flex" Omar

Ahmed Flex Omar (34) speaks to Eboo Patel (39) about growing up as an Ismaili Muslim and what influenced his passion for religion and what led him to create his non-profit, Interfaith Youth Core.

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41:26
Joe Voigts and Jessica Voigts

Jessica Voights (33) speaks to her cousin, Joe Voights (32) about their travels and what they think of one another.

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38:09
Julien Bloom and Bruce Bloom

Julien (82) tells his son, Bruce (57), about growing up, raising a family, and running a business. He describes his first job as a soda jerk, talks about fond memories form high school, and gives advice to his future grand...

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36:16
Charles Kuner and André Pérez

Charles Kuner (77) talks about being a white anti-racist educator in a Chicago high school during the civil rights movement.

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44:42
William "Bill" Moser and Shannon Benaitis

Shannon Heather Benaitis (41) interviews the father she chose, William "Bill" Daniel Moser (73), about how they came to be chosen family and the death of Bill's son.

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41:44
D'khori Sturkey and A.J. McClenon

A.J. McClenon (34) interviews their mentee D'Khori Sturkey (18) about their pasts, present, and hopes for their futures as well as what they'd want to change about themselves.

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30:19
Nicholas Sosnivka and Orest Sison

Nicholas "Nicky" Sosnivka (20) has a conversation with his childhood friend Orest Sison (20) about growing up in Ukrainian Village in Chicago, and they discuss how the pandemic made their community stronger.

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37:41
Robert Valente and Kathleen Valente

Spouses, Robert (46) and Kathleen (43) Valente, share their memories of RV's lung transplant and recovery.

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41:09
Phyllis Ruth and Jenny Okrasinski

Jennifer (47) interviews her mother Phyllis (70) about what it was like growing up in Chicago during the 1950's. Phyllis, the family story teller, talks about growing up in the era of peace, prosperity, and picket fences. She describes how...

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26:53
Willie Franklin and Jason Harrison

Willie Franklin (72) is interviewed by his nephew Jason Harrison (37) about his memories of the community in Alton, Illinois in the 1960s, his job as a bus and truck driver at an early age, and some of the lessons...

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42:17
Linda Platt and Anastasia Platt

Linda(63) speaks to her daughter Anastasia (36) about her childhood, genealogy and about being a child with family members on both sides of World War II.

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47:35
Maryann Nielsen and Leah Zeiger

Leah Zeiger (22) interviews her mother, Maryann Nielsen (55), about Nielsen's mother and Zeiger's grandmother. Zeiger also speaks at length about her experience with an abusive partner.

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36:25
Garry Edmondson and Elizabeth Edmondson Evers

Elizabeth Edmondson Evers (42) interviews her father Garry Edmondson (74) about growing up in Kentucky, his journey as an attorney, and some of his achievements serving for the local government.

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39:05
Amari Allen and Trenette Gresham

Amari Allen (20) and her friend Trenette "T-Nice" Gresham (25) talk about being raised by their grandmothers, relationships, responsibility, and their hopes for the future.

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39:30
Vicky Chilvers and Meg Sterchi

Vicky Chilvers (57) and her friend and sister Meg Sterchi (57) sit down together to recall the beginning of their friendship, retell some of their mischievous antics and reflect on how they both have grown and supported each other across...

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Charles Branch and Judith Branch

Chuck Branch (91) talks to his granddaughter, Judith Ruiz Branch (27) about his life. He talks about serving in WWII, meeting his wife, Mona, and how he got involved in the church.

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38:18
Dario Cardenas and Jasmin Cardenas

Dario Cardenas (75) is interviewed by his daughter Jasmin Cardenas (42) about his contributions as an electrician who worked for big construction projects including the Chicago Cultural Center, McCormick Place, and other remarkable structures in Chicago. He also talks about...

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46:28
Brad Kirshenbaum and Alexandra Kirshenbaum

Alexandra Kirshenbaum (35) and husband, Brad Kirshenbaum (35), reflect on the past year on becoming new parents and taking care of their infant during a pandemic.

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Himabindu Poroori and Brett Swinney

Brett Swinney (35) interviews his colleague Himabindu Poroori (23) at Chicago Artist Resource about her artistic practice.

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28:58
Dan Coyne and Karen Kring

Dan Coyne (61) and his friend, Karen Kring (57) reflect on the last ten years of Dan's life experiences and his perceived takeaways. He talks about donating a kidney to a woman who works at his local Evanston grocery store,...

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40:11
Dori Rivera and Jose Rivera

Jose "Hermilo" Rivera (74) habla con su hija Dorelia Rivera (46) sobre su vida creciendo en Durango y atendiendo un seminario desde los 10 años, trabajando entre los E.U. y Mexico y despues mudándose a Chicago a unirse con su...