Ninety-year-old Sid Radner has had a lifelong fascination with Harry Houdini and tries to contact the escape artist and magician every year on Halloween at the Official Houdini Seance. StoryCorps hide caption

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Beyond The Grave: Contacting Houdini

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A Son Grows Thankful For His Father's Tough Love

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David Wilson was one of the first to tie the knot in Massachusetts in 2004 after same-sex marriage became legal in the state. StoryCorps hide caption

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One Man's Fight For A Same-Sex Marriage Law

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John Kane and his daughter, Sally, visited StoryCorps in Paonia, Colo. Kane, a  U.S. District Court judge, was appointed to the bench by President Carter in 1977. Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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Judge To Other Judges: Shut Up And Listen

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A Mother Is Faced With Death, And Finds Love

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Former Marine Sees 'Long Way To Go' For Equality

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Berryl Anderson (left) and her mother, Virginia, visited StoryCorps in Atlanta, the day Berryl was sworn in as chief magistrate judge in DeKalb County, Ga. StoryCorps hide caption

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Mom Sets Troublemaker Down The Right Path

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Cleaning Up Sept. 11 Ashes Was 'Like A Communion'

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Angelo Bruno (left) and Eddie Nieves worked together as sanitation employees for nearly 10 years before Bruno retired. StoryCorps hide caption

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Longtime Partners Find Treasure Among Trash

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As Memories Slip Away, A Grandfather Reflects

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A Mom's Tough Standards, Imported From Vietnam

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A Grandfather Dedicated To Easing Others' Pain

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Daughter, Dad On Life Apart, Together

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After A Son's Injury, A New Life Begins

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Pedro and Hilda traveling in Costa Rica with Hilda's daughter, Nadia, in 1991. Courtesy Hilda Chacón hide caption

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After Just 10 Days, 'Best Years' Of Life Begin

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