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Remembering a murdered doctor who performed abortions despite threats to his life

Friday, June 24, 2022

Rabbi David Young and Cantor Natalie Young were expecting their second son in 2006. Late in the pregnancy, they learned their baby would not survive. They went to Kansas to see Dr. George Tiller.


With 3 bold marks, Indigenous women helped revive a once-banned tradition

Friday, October 15, 2021

Grete Bergman was among the first Gwich'in women to get traditional facial markings since colonizers barred the practice. She and markings artist Sarah Whalen-Lunn did it for their daughters.


Encore: A Soldier Receives A Piece Of Home In Afghanistan

Friday, April 10, 2020

In a StoryCorps conversation recorded in 2018, Roman Coley Davis tells a friend about how a surprise package brought him comfort when the loneliness of war began to seep in.


Rep. John Lewis' Fight For Civil Rights Began With A Letter To Martin Luther King Jr.

Friday, January 17, 2020

As a teenager growing up in Alabama, Lewis wrote a letter to Martin Luther King Jr. during a budding civil rights movement. In a letter back, King invited the 18-year-old to join the cause.


When A Bird Lover Returns Home, His Real Passion Takes Flight

Friday, December 20, 2019

Drew Lanham grew up captivated by birds on his family's South Carolina farm. At StoryCorps, he says a return to the land inspired him to pursue his childhood dream of becoming an ornithologist.


A Daughter Talks With Her Father About Coping With Her Mother's Suicide

Friday, December 06, 2019

Sylvia Grosvold was 5 years old when her mother died by suicide. At StoryCorps, Sylvia, now 16, tells her dad how she has processed the loss. "I guess I'm stronger than I think I am," she says.


Encore: How A Librarian Changed A Future Judge's Life

Friday, September 27, 2019

In 1950s Arkansas, Olly Neal didn't care much for school. At StoryCorps, he remembers finding a book that changed the life of a teen who was, in Neal's memory, "a rather troubled high school senior."


For A Black Woman In The Military, Harassment Was Its Own Battle

Saturday, September 21, 2019

At StoryCorps, retired Col. Denise Baken says the challenges she faced as both a woman and an African American in the Army weighed her down over time, mentally and physically.


For 2 Nurses, Working In The ICU Is 'A Gift Of A Job'

Friday, August 30, 2019

For years, Kristin Sollars and Marci Ebberts worked together caring for critically ill patients, a job they say is also a daily mindset. "You carry a little bit of them with you," Ebberts said.


As She Fought Mental Illness, She Found Love Along The Way

Friday, August 02, 2019

"There was absolutely no hope," Amanda Farell said of her time spent in a state psychiatric ward. Today, she is happily married with a family and works to help others who struggle with mental illness.


A Bronx Tale: Childhood Neighbors Celebrate Seven Decades Of Love

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Joel and Julia Helfman met in 1943. Married nearly 70 years, they're still utterly devoted. Says Julia: "How was I smart enough to know that this young man would always keep me happy?"


StoryCorps: Remembering Dr. William 'Lynn' Weaver

Friday, May 31, 2019

William "Lynn" Weaver, whose StoryCorps interviews have been among the most memorable, died on Saturday. He came to StoryCorps many times — to pay tribute to his father and remember his childhood.


'I Only Knew Her As Mom': A Daughter Learns More From Her Late Mother's Best Friend

Friday, May 10, 2019

Sada Jackson remembers her mother by talking to her mom's best friend, Angela Morehead-Mugita. Angela passes along advice to Sada that Sada's mom had once given to her.


'Part Of My DNA': An Adopted Woman Learns Of Her Birth Mother's Resilience

Friday, April 26, 2019

At StoryCorps, a woman and her half brother reflect on their mother, the pain she experienced in her life and the secret she kept from her children.


A Mother Of A Son With Autism Thanks A Stranger Who Helped: 'Nobody Does What You Do'

Friday, April 12, 2019

At StoryCorps, Ellen Hughes tells Keith Miller, who also has a son with autism, how much it meant to her when he comforted her son Walker on a difficult visit to the ER last year.


How One Couple's Love Story Sparked Change In Their Community, Block By Block

Friday, February 15, 2019

Husband and wife Larry and Sharon Adams have spent the past two decades renovating homes in their Milwaukee neighborhood. Their commitment to their community grew out of their own relationship.


After A Wildfire Destroys Their Home, Family Struggles To Find 'A New Normal'

Friday, September 21, 2018

A couple who lost priceless belongings to the Tubbs Fire that swept through Northern California last year tries to move forward. "Everything will forever be different for us," Cody Walker says.


'They Thought I Was Dead': A 9/11 Survivor Recalls His Escape

Friday, September 07, 2018

Joe Dittmar was in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. In a StoryCorps interview last year, he vividly recounts what he saw that morning — and how he got home to his family.


He Was Wrongly Convicted When They Were Teens. Now They're Building Their Lives Together

Friday, July 20, 2018

De'Marchoe Carpenter spent 22 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit, which pulled him away from a new romance. Although he was exonerated, he struggles with anxiety from his time in prison.


'We Never Spoke Of It Again': A Night That Changed A Family Forever

Friday, June 22, 2018

At StoryCorps, half sisters Glennette Rozelle and Jennifer Mack recall the night their mother killed her husband. They were kids back then, and it took decades to understand what happened.