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  1. Beverly Eckert


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    Sean Rooney was killed on September 11, 2001, after United Airlines Flight 175 struck the South Tower of the World Trade Center. As he tried to make his way to the roof of the building while searching…

  2. Albert & Aidan Sykes


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    In 2015, nine-year-old Aidan Sykes sat down to ask his father, Albert, a few questions. StoryCorps and Upworthy, the mission-driven media company that reaches more than 200 million people each…

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    • Mary Ellen Noone


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      Mary Ellen Noone’s great-grandmother, Pinky Powell, grew up on a plantation in Lowndes County, Alabama, in the early 1900’s. In a chilling story told to her years earlier by her Mama…

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      • Maurice Rowland & Miguel Alvarez


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        In 2013, Miguel Alvarez and Maurice Rowland were working at an assitant living home for the elderly. When the owners suddenly shut down the home, many residents were left with nowhere to go. The staff…

      • Julio Diaz


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        A social worker in the Bronx, Julio Diaz, was coming home from a long day's work when he had an encounter with a teenager who held him up at knifepoint. This is the story of the unusual way Julio…

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        • Mary Johnson & Oshea Israel


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          One night sixteen year old Oshea Israel got into a fight at a party. It ended when he shot and killed Laramiun Byrd, the only child of Mary Johnson. Eleven years after the trial, Mary spoke to Oshea…

        • The Bookmobile


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          At eight years old, Storm Reyes was already working full time with other migrant farm workers in the fields outside Tacoma, Washington. One day, a bookmobile arrived and brought her new worlds—and…

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          • A StoryCorps Bonus: Behind-the-Scenes of "Driven"


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            Join producer Rachel Hartman and animator Julie Zammarchi as they discuss the latest StoryCorps Animated Short—“Driven.” "Driven" features audio from a conversation…

          • Driven


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            Wendell Scott was the first African American inducted in the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Throughout the 1960s and 70s, he poured his heart, soul, and all of his earnings into maintaining his own race car.…

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            • The Saint of Dry Creek


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              Patrick Haggerty grew up the son of a dairy farmer in rural Dry Creek, Washington, during the 1950s. As a teenager, Pat began to understand he was gay—something he thought he was hiding well.…

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              • Traffic Stop


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                Alex Landau, who is African American, recalls how he nearly lost his life following a traffic stop with the Denver police. He and his mother, Patsy, who is white, remember that night and how it changed…

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                • A More Perfect Union


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                  When Theresa Burroughs came of voting age, she was ready to cast her ballot—but she had a long fight ahead of her. During the Jim Crow era, the board of registrars at Alabama's Hale County…

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