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StoryCorps travels the country collecting the stories of everyday people, who get to take the microphone and interview each other about their lives. Each week, the StoryCorps podcast shares these unscripted conversations, revealing the wisdom, courage, and poetry in the words of people you might not notice walking down the street. Learn more, including how to record your own interview, at storycorps.org.More from StoryCorps »

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StoryCorps 438: The Wind and The Rain

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StoryCorps 438: The Wind and The Rain

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall on New Orleans and the Gulf Coast. A decade later, we revisit recordings made in our mobile recording booths, shortly after the storm, as well as a story about rebuilding in the Lower Ninth Ward.

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StoryCorps Episode #437 "Lasting Impression"

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StoryCorps 437: Lasting Impression

In this episode, we'll hear stories about the things that stick, for better and for worse, and leave behind an impression that you can't shake.

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StoryCorps Episode #436 "Great Escapes"

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StoryCorps 436: Great Escapes

Stories about escaping — or trying to escape — from bad situations, dangerous encounters, teachers, parents and more.

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StoryCorps Episode #435 "Major Bambi"

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StoryCorps 435: Major Bambi

Retired Marine Corps Major Donnie Dunagan served 25 years, including two tours in Vietnam. But during his entire military career there was one thing he didn't want his comrades to discover — as a child he had been the voice of Bambi in the 1942 Disney film.

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StoryCorps Episode #434 "Listen Closely"

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StoryCorps 434: Listen Closely

It's been 25 years since the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law. So, we dug into the StoryCorps archive to bring you stories that celebrate just a few of the millions of people who gained civil rights from this landmark legislation.

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StoryCorps EXTRA: Traffic Stop

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Alex Landau, an African American man, was raised by his adoptive white parents to believe that skin color didn't matter. But when Alex was pulled over by Denver police officers one night in 2009, he lost his belief in a colorblind world — and nearly lost his life.

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StoryCorps Episode #433 "Coney Island Baby"

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StoryCorps 433: Coney Island Baby

In this episode, stories about one of the weirdest, most wonderful places in New York: Coney Island. You'll meet a woman who spent the first six months of her life on display at a Coney Island sideshow, and the woman who lived under the Thunderbolt roller coaster.

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StoryCorps Episode #432 "Coming Out Strong"

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StoryCorps 432: Coming Out Strong

June is Pride Month all across the country, and on this week's episode, we share a couple of stories about growing up gay in rural America. You'll hear two very different experiences recorded as part of our LGBTQ initiative, OutLoud. We'll also check back in with one of our participants to see what's changed since coming out to his mom.

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StoryCorps Episode #431 "Sounds Like a Dad to Me"

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StoryCorps 431: Sounds Like a Dad to Me

In this Father's Day episode, we'll hear a 9-year-old conducting an interview with his dad, a father and son remembering the giant of a man who came before them, and a dad recalling how he fell into his role in an unexpected way.

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StoryCorps Episode #430 "Finding Home"

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StoryCorps 430: Finding Home

Marine Cpl. Zach Skiles served in Iraq at the start of the U.S. invasion in 2003. When he came back, he couldn't hold a job and ended up homeless. In this episode, Zach and his dad, Scott, talk about his return home for the first time. We also hear from an Iraqi interpreter searching for a new place to call home after fearing for his safety.

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