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'We Were All In There Together': Strangers Share Compassion In The Flood Of '93

Friday, June 29, 2018

During the Great Flood of 1993, the mutual efforts of a then-prisoner and a beauty shop owner to protect a tiny Illinois town briefly brought them together. After 25 years, the two reconnect.


'If I Only Had A Magic Wand': Reflecting On Years Spent Working With Wounded Soldiers

Friday, May 25, 2018

Two physical therapists spent nearly a decade treating U.S. troops wounded in action. Despite their strong commitment to their patients, the job was emotionally draining.


'He Was My Everything': A Farmer's Wife Reflects On Her Husband's Suicide

Friday, May 18, 2018

In May 2011, Ginnie Peters' husband, Matt, took his own life. In a StoryCorps conversation, she and Trent Andrews, a family friend, talk about Matt's last day and a letter he left.


'Why Don't You Try It?': How The Oldest U.S. Female BMX Racer Broke Into The Sport

Friday, May 11, 2018

Kittie Weston-Knauer and her son Max Knauer have spun bonding time into an extreme sport. Thirty years ago, Max egged her on to try BMX racing; at 69, she's still pedaling in races all over the U.S.


This Love Story Started At A Nudist Park

Friday, May 04, 2018

To celebrate her 40th birthday, Tracia Kraemer wanted to visit a nudist camp. She figured she'd wind up with a good story, but as she recalls with her husband, Patrick, she came away with a lot more.


'Mommy, You Can Do That': Navigating Work-Life Balance Thousands Of Miles From Home

Friday, March 09, 2018

Zoe Courville and Lora Koenig, colleagues and fellow climate scientists, spend weeks at a time away from their families doing research. At StoryCorps, they talk about their struggles as working moms.