Liyna Anwar

Liyna Anwar appears in the following:

Finding Strength In Shared Stories Of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Friday, February 23, 2018

In a StoryCorps conversation, two women who attended the New Bethany Home for Girls in Louisiana talk about the abuse they say they experienced there and how it affected them years later.


2 Vets Celebrate Love: 'If You Came To See The Bride, You're Out Of Luck'

Friday, February 09, 2018

When Jerry Nadeau, 72, a Vietnam vet, met his husband, John Banvard, 100, a World War II vet, neither had been openly gay. Together now for almost 25 years, each says he feels completed by the other.


'It's Not A Fairy Tale, It's Not A Failure': A Mother At 16 Conquers Stigma With Love

Friday, January 19, 2018

Until she put her own feelings before the judgments others made about her, April Gibson says she, as a young mother, "felt like I didn't deserve to feel the way women who do the right things do."


They Comfort Strangers, So No One Dies Alone

Friday, November 24, 2017

When someone is dying, and they don't have loved ones to be with them, David Wynn and Carolyn Lyon rush to the hospital to be by their sides. The work is emotionally draining, but has its rewards.


What 'Don't Worry, I'll Keep You Safe' Means When Your Child Survives A Shooting

Friday, November 10, 2017

Josh Stepakoff remembers the day he was shot at his Jewish day camp in Los Angeles. He was 6. His father, Alan, recalls there was no manual on how to parent your child through something like that.


An Unlikely Friendship Reignites 2 Artists' Ambitions

Friday, November 03, 2017

Brian Peterson crossed paths with Matt Faris, a homeless man on his street, dozens of times before he decided to say hello. Through their bond, the two men also drew inspiration from each other.


How Living In A Library Gave One Man 'The Thirst Of Learning'

Friday, October 13, 2017

Ronald Clark's father was a live-in custodian at a New York City library. Clark tells his daughter about growing up surrounded by stacks of books — and how that shaped the man he would become.


How 2 Nurse Practitioners Decided To Help Babies Touched By Opioid Crisis

Friday, September 15, 2017

Kyle Cook and Carla Saunders, two neonatal nurse practitioners, remember the early days of the opioid crisis, a time that led them to help develop treatment protocols for babies exposed to opioids.


A Mother Remembers Her Son, A Muslim-American First Responder Who Died On Sept. 11

Friday, September 08, 2017

Talat Hamdani's son Salman died after the police cadet rushed to the fallen towers to help. The first responder was later wrongfully identified by police and the press as an accomplice in the attacks.


Returning To Row 12, Seat 12, Again, As Aurora Shooting Anniversary Nears

Friday, July 14, 2017

Next week marks the five-year anniversary of the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., that killed 12 people. Tom and Terry Sullivan remember one of the victims: their son, Alex.


The Ups And Downs Of Togetherness And Independence When You're A Triplet

Friday, June 30, 2017

In a StoryCorps booth in Bloomington, Ind., Maddy, Zoë and Nick Waters, 10, talk about what it means to be a "three-in-one package."


Remembering A Soldier Who Died For His Country Before Becoming A Citizen

Friday, May 26, 2017

George Rincon and Yolanda Reyes remember their son, Diego, an Iraqi war veteran who was killed in action in 2003. The family came to the U.S. in 1989 as immigrants from Colombia.