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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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Episode #457 — Eternally Eight

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StoryCorps 457: Eternally Eight

On June 5, 1989, Sean Smith fatally shot his younger sister, Erin, while playing with his father's gun. Now 36, Sean speaks with with his mother, Lee, about this devastating accident.

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Episode #411: The Ballad of Wendell Scott (Reprise)

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StoryCorps 411: The Ballad of Wendell Scott (Reprise)

This week, we premiered our latest animation, "Driven." It tells the story of Wendell Scott, an African American driver who competed during the Jim Crow era. In this episode we revisit that story.

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Episode #456: Winter's Tales

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For those of us still snowed in or digging out after this past weekend's blizzard, this episode features storm stories from the Great Lakes, the Deep South, and Central Park.

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Episode #455 – My Lobotomy

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StoryCorps 455: My Lobotomy

Howard Dully, a bus-driver from California, was given a lobotomy at 12 years old. More than 40 years after the procedure, he goes in search of the story behind his surgery.

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Episode 454 - Five Years

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StoryCorps 454: Five Years

It's been five years since the shooting rampage in a Tucson parking lot that killed 6 and wounded 13 — included U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords. In this episode, we hear from two survivors, and look ahead to another anniversary that is coming up.

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StoryCorps #453 - Do Over

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StoryCorps 453: Do-Over

To kick off the New Year... stories of people who have started over, turned the page, and wiped the slate clean. They did this sometimes to follow a dream, other times to escape bad ones.

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StoryCorps 452 - The First Great Listen

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StoryCorps 452: The First Great Listen

We're ending 2015 with a first listen to our Great Thanksgiving Listen. More than 50,000 interviews were recorded through the StoryCorps app, and in this podcast exclusive, we'll hear a selection of them.

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StoryCorps 451 - Holiday Highlights

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StoryCorps 451: Holiday Highlights

We dug into our archive and pulled out three of our favorite holiday stories for this episode.

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StoryCorps 450 - Up To No Good

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StoryCorps 450: Up To No Good

Four stories about getting into mischief as a kid, and how those antics can sometimes follow you into adulthood.

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StoryCorps 449 - Lessons in Love

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StoryCorps 449: Lessons in Love

We look back on the early days of the AIDS epidemic, when little was known about the disease, and just how destructive it would become.

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