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Friday, April 23, 2021
At StoryCorps, Angel and Randy Villegas spoke about the complexities of having a different immigration status. Angel, who grew up undocumented, said, "I always had that fear, no matter what."
Friday, July 03, 2020
Despite her dedication to her work, a pharmacist is following the advice of her daughter and granddaughter — who are also pharmacists — to stop working during the coronavirus pandemic.
Friday, June 26, 2020
A doctor who treats terminally ill patients talks with his daughter about caring for people with COVID-19.
Friday, May 29, 2020
To protect his wife and four children, Dr. Roberto Vargas, who processes COVID-19 tests in Rochester, N.Y., is staying in their basement. "What carries me through is this family," he tells them.
Friday, April 24, 2020
As of this week, 83 workers with New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority died from COVID-19. Two bus operators talk about the crushing loss they've witnessed in their field.
Friday, March 27, 2020
Lillian Bloodworth, now 92, says when she first started to give blood, other donors would read her name tag and ask if that was really her name or if it was a gimmick for the blood bank.
Friday, March 13, 2020
In 1970, New York letter carrier Tom Germano walked out with fellow postal workers across the U.S. to demand better pay. The public was supportive, he said. "You knew them. ... We shared their lives."
Friday, January 31, 2020
As kids, Raymond and Derrick Storms were not close. They had to confront anger, mortality — and each other — in order to reclaim their brotherhood.
Friday, December 13, 2019
Jessica Kibblewhite wonders whether it makes sense to bring a child into a world that seems broken and scary. At StoryCorps, her dad helps her find clarity with advice about humanity.
Saturday, November 09, 2019
Michael Menta, who served in the Navy, bonded with his uncle, Sal Leone, a former Marine, over their shared experience as veterans. But when Leone got cancer, Menta assumed another soldierly role.
Friday, November 01, 2019
Arguster and Lebronze Davis and their 14 siblings grew up and worked with their parents on the family's Alabama farm. The brothers remember their father, who taught them how to "do the right thing."
Friday, October 25, 2019
Eli Brown, who's black, and Natalie Guice Adams, who's white, were classmates when their Louisiana school integrated 50 years ago. "Our lives were so intertwined, but so separate," Adams said.
Friday, September 13, 2019
Ian Bennett followed in his mother's footsteps when he joined the Forest Service. The pair later fought an active fire together in Oregon's Elkhorn Mountains.
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.
Friday, August 23, 2019
Pedro Lopez, a 24-year-old born in Mexico, recalls when ICE agents raided the meatpacking plant in Iowa where his parents worked. "It was just shattering," he said.
Friday, July 05, 2019
Aden Batar directs a refugee resettlement program in Utah. It is the same organization that helped resettle his family 25 years ago, when they fled a harrowing civil war in Somalia.
Saturday, June 29, 2019
At StoryCorps, gay veteran Sean Sala remembers forming the first-ever Pride march with an active duty military contingent, in the final days of the policy that barred openly LGBTQ people from serving.
Saturday, May 25, 2019
At 104 years old, Gilbert Seltzer remembers his time in a secret Army unit in World War II, helping deceive the enemy with rubber artillery and the recorded sounds of rumbling tanks.
Friday, May 03, 2019
At StoryCorps, Abe and Esther Schuster remember their parents' joyful outlook, even as Holocaust survivors. "They never were kids," Abe said. "So sometimes you can make up for things later."
Friday, February 08, 2019
Maya Altman survived last year's shooting in Parkland, Fla. At StoryCorps, she and her mom, Robyn, reflect on that day and how it has affected them.