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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 479 – Mrs. Bronstein for President StoryCorps hide caption

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StoryCorps 479: Mrs. Bronstein for President

We look back on an unusual candidate from the 1964 Presidential election, Mrs. Yetta Bronstein from the Bronx. She was unusual because she didn't actually exist; she was created by professional pranksters Jean and Alan Abel.

StoryCorps 479: Mrs. Bronstein for President

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Episode 436 - Great Escapes StoryCorps hide caption

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StoryCorps 436: Great Escapes

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

StoryCorps 436: Great Escapes

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Episode 478 – Gold Star StoryCorps hide caption

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StoryCorps 478: Gold Star

The term "Gold Star family" has been in the headlines this week. These families made the ultimate sacrifice and in this episode, we will hear four of those stories.

StoryCorps 478: Gold Star

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Episode 477 – Looking Out StoryCorps hide caption

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StoryCorps 477: Looking Out

This week, we hear three stories from people who did not have much themselves, but looked out for others who needed some extra help.

StoryCorps 477: Looking Out

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Episode 425 – Evolution StoryCorps hide caption

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StoryCorps 425: Evolution

Darius Monroe robbed a bank as a teenager. In that bank, his life intersected with David Ned, who also went through a turbulent time as a young man.

StoryCorps 425: Evolution

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StoryCorps EXTRA: Listen More

Instead of a story in this episode, we'd like to extend an invitation.

StoryCorps EXTRA: Listen More

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Episode 476 – Wild at Heart StoryCorps hide caption

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StoryCorps 476: Wild at Heart

Hans Walters works at the New York Aquarium as a shark biologist, but in his former life, he was the lead singer of a mildly successful heavy metal band.

StoryCorps 476: Wild at Heart

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Episode 475 – Keeping the Faith StoryCorps hide caption

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StoryCorps 475: Keeping the Faith

Both Vice Admiral James Stockdale and Congressman James Clyburn went through dark times, but they never gave up hope, long after most people would have called it quits.

StoryCorps 475: Keeping the Faith

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Episode 474 – With Pride StoryCorps hide caption

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StoryCorps 474: With Pride

From our OutLoud Initiative collecting the stories of the LGBTQ communities, three conversations between parents and kids.

StoryCorps 474: With Pride

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Episode 473 – Upstairs, Backstreet, Pulse StoryCorps hide caption

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StoryCorps 473: Upstairs, Backstreet, Pulse

In the wake of the shooting at Orlando's Pulse nightclub, we look back on two other instances of violent attacks on gay bars — one in Roanoke, Virginia in 2000, and another in New Orleans in 1973.

StoryCorps 473: Upstairs, Backstreet, Pulse

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