Terry Gross and Marc Maron took the stage at WNYC's RadioLoveFest on May 6. During their conversation, Gross says, Maron "occasionally looked a little nervous or frustrated when he thought I was unforthcoming — or worse yet, being dull --€” but mostly, he looked emotionally present, curious and attentive." Rebecca Greenfield/Brooklyn Academy of Music hide caption

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Leslie Hurd, a Casualty Assistance Calls Officer with the U.S. Navy, says her job of delivering news of loved ones' deaths "is not just a duty." StoryCorps hide caption

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Sgt. Maj. Lisa Torello and Tony Cistaro, during a visit to StoryCorps. StoryCorps hide caption

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Police officers observe the scene at Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco, Texas, the site of the recent motorcycle gang-related shooting. Jerry Larson/AP hide caption

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Terry Gross and Marc Maron took the stage at WNYC's RadioLoveFest on May 6. During their conversation, Gross says, Maron "occasionally looked a little nervous or frustrated when he thought I was unforthcoming — or worse yet, being dull --€” but mostly, he looked emotionally present, curious and attentive." Rebecca Greenfield/Brooklyn Academy of Music hide caption

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The Very Rev. Gary Hall, dean of the Washington National Cathedral, stands outside the church in Washington, D.C., in 2013. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Nicholas Heyward Jr. the year before he was killed. "I would give my life today if I could, you know, just have him back," his dad said during a recent visit to StoryCorps. Courtesy of Nicholas Heyward Sr. hide caption

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Matthew Weiner and Ask Me Another host Ophira Eisenberg. Josh Rogosin/NPR hide caption

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Ariel Alford and Leighton Watson exchange congratulations after Howard University's graduation commencement on Saturday. Emily Jan for NPR hide caption

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Don Draper (Jon Hamm) faces personal and professional upheaval in the final season of Mad Men. Justina Mintz/AMC hide caption

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Don Draper (Jon Hamm) faces personal and professional upheaval in the final season of Mad Men. Justina Mintz/AMC hide caption

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Louis C.K. remembers getting "really big laughs" during his third try at stand-up. "I was so excited that I had a little foot in the door," C.K. says. He's pictured above in his FX series Louie. KC Bailey/FX hide caption

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Brent Hendricks visited StoryCorps in Atlanta with his mother, Barbara. StoryCorps hide caption

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Louis C.K. remembers getting "really big laughs" during his third try at stand-up. "I was so excited that I had a little foot in the door," C.K. says. He's pictured above in his FX series Louie. KC Bailey/FX hide caption

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On April 4, 1975, a Lockheed C-5A Galaxy participating in Operation Babylift crashed on approach during an emergency landing at Tan Son Nhut Air Base, South Vietnam. Courtesy of Bud Traynor hide caption

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