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  • Listen. Honor. Share. What is StoryCorps?

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    Since 2003, StoryCorps has helped to preserve the stories of more than half a million people of all backgrounds and beliefs. Watch this short to learn more about who we are and what we do.

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  • The Great Thanksgiving Listen 2019: Create a National Listening Movement Play all

    This holiday, we're celebrating listening. Join the movement to capture an entire generation of voices over one holiday weekend. Learn how you can take part, and listen to just a few of the incredible stories that everyday people like you have recorded.
    • Great Thanksgiving Listen from StoryCorps & Google - Duration: 71 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 396,233 views
      Join the movement to pause, listen, and honor the voices of a generation by interviewing a loved one this week. Sit down with a grandparent or other elder, a friend, neighbor, or anyone else who me...
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    • How to Use the StoryCorps App - Duration: 118 seconds.

      • 3 hours ago
      • 12 views
      Learn how to use the free StoryCorps App in five simple steps!
    • The StoryCorps App: A Recipe for Success in 5 Steps - Duration: 61 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 4,218 views
      Ingredients for The Great Thanksgiving Listen: a quiet place, you, someone you love, and the StoryCorps App. thegreatlisten.org
    • An update on Dave Isay's TED Prize wish, from TED2016 - Duration: 8 minutes, 23 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 8,695 views
      Dave Isay of StoryCorps won the 2015 TED Prize, and wished to scale the intimate experience of recording a StoryCorps interview by creating an app that would let people do this anywhere, at any tim...
    • Robin Roberts Invites Teachers to Join the Great Thanksgiving Listen - Duration: 96 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 7,422 views
      Robin Roberts, host of ABC's Good Morning America, invites you to make history by recording an interview with a loved one this Thanksgiving.

      This Thanksgiving weekend, teachers and high school st...
    • StoryCorps | The Door She Opened - Duration: 2 minutes, 44 seconds.

      • 6 months ago
      • 3,130 views
      “I knew I was a girl. And so that weekend, I got to be me.”

      In 2018, at the age of 63, Dee Westenhauser came out as a transgender woman. But growing up in El Paso, Texas in the 1950s she remembers...
    • Silvia's Legacy - Duration: 2 minutes, 29 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 71,062 views
      Ellaraino experienced a common teenage reaction when she learned she’d have to leave Los Angeles to spend the summer in Louisiana with her great-grandmother, Silvia. Less common was Ellaraino’s rea...
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    • Driving Lessons - Duration: 2 minutes, 40 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 11,860 views
      Mohammad Ashraf Faridi immigrated from Pakistan to the United States in the 1980s. He settled in New York City, and his family joined him almost a decade later. By then, Mohammad was earning a livi...
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    • "The Icing on the Cake" from StoryCorps - Duration: 2 minutes, 45 seconds.

      • 9 years ago
      • 1,143,472 views
      Blanca Alvarez and her husband risked crossing the border to immigrate into the U.S. and then struggled to make ends meet. They hoped to shelter their children from these harsh realities, but Blan...
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    • The Last Viewing | #VeteransVoices from StoryCorps - Duration: 3 minutes, 22 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 806,754 views
      Allen Hoe was as a combat medic in Vietnam. His oldest son, Nainoa K. Hoe, served as a first lieutenant infantry officer with the Army’s 3rd Battalion in Iraq. In January 2005, while leading his me...
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    • New Tracks - Duration: 3 minutes, 2 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 35,484 views
      Sometimes it takes a great love to make you feel like you belong. Lyle Link wasn’t cut out for farming, but in his marriage to a fellow adventurer he found his purpose.

      Directed by: Richard O'Conn...
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    • She remembers the life lessons her grandmother taught her in the kitchen | #WhoWeAre - Duration: 2 minutes, 35 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 36,707 views
      Chloe Longfellow started spending more time with her grandmother Doris after her father died when she was 3.

      The lessons her grandmother taught her have stayed with her to this day.

      This story i...
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  • Stories of Service Members and Military Families Play all

    A platform to honor their voices, amplify their experiences, and let them know that we — as a nation — are listening.
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  • Get to Know StoryCorps Play all

    Behind-the-scenes videos and more. Learn about our mission to record, capture, and preserve the voices of people of all backgrounds.
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  • One Small Step | Our Effort to Help Strengthen Our Country, One Conversation at a Time Play all

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  • Moments that Define | Animated Stories of Turning Points Play all

    Difficult choices, helpful gestures, and chance encounters. Watch StoryCorps participants share the turning points that have shaped them.
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  • September 11th Play all

    Selected stories from our collection to commemorate lives lost on 9/11.
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  • Stonewall Outloud Play all

    Join us in our national effort to preserve and celebrate the voices of LGBTQ elders.
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  • Stories of Libraries and Learning Play all

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