StoryCorps

StoryCorps

4 min

Since 2005, StoryCorps has collected the memories of people from all fifty states and every imaginable walk of life, identity group, age, and state of mind.

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In 1995, Philip Donney's mother was murdered by his own father. After his mother's death, Philip and his sister were  raised by their aunt, Abby Leibman.

How do you tell a new lover or partner that you're HIV positive? It's a challenge that faced Leo Gui.

Artist Ted Meyer, who suffers from Gaucher disease, discusses his art documenting people's scars, exploring the meaning, and even beauty, within the disfigurement.

Andrea Stern tells her friend Stephanie Howard about how surviving brain surgery gave Andrea a much greater appreciation for the moments and memories of daily life.

Todd Michael Foreman took Kristen Hess to the Santa Monica Pier to ask for her hand in marriage. The proposal was nerve-wracking, but things seem to be working out...

A man who thinks telling a good story is the stuff of life, talks to his granddaughter about his childhood adventures on the streets of Depression-era Philadelphia...

Jacob and Diane Anderson-Minshall tell the story of how they met 20 years ago and how Jacob's decision to transition affected their relationship.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Susan Russell is a pastor at All-Saints in Pasadena and a lesbian.  She shares her story of activism and religion in Southern California.

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