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'Never Say Goodbye': A Love And Life Kept Vivid

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A 'Not Normal' Family That Knows How To Laugh At Itself

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Wil Smith with his daughter, Olivia, today. StoryCorps hide caption

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A Father, A Daughter And Lessons Learned

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Priya Morganstern (left) and Bhavani Jaroff visited a StoryCorps booth with their father, Ken Morganstern, in 2006. He passed away a year later. StoryCorps hide caption

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For A Father With Alzheimer's, Life 'Came Down To Love'

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Radio documentarian Dave Isay stands next to one of two StoryCorps Airstream trailers outfitted with recording studios a few years after the project was launched. StoryCorps is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Air The StoryCorps Theme, Cue The Tears

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Starr Cookman (left) says she and Kylee Moreland Fenton have been "connected at the hip" since they were kids in Tucson, Ariz. StoryCorps hide caption

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Best Friends, Sharing 'Two Sides Of The Same Heart'

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The Schei family in 2010 (from left): Anneka, Gordon, Erik, Deven and Christine. Courtesy of the Schei family hide caption

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With Veteran's Life In Peril, His Parents Take Up The Fight

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Barbara Handelsman, 80, and her grandson Aaron Handelsman, 20 — birds of a feather. StoryCorps hide caption

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A Grandmother, Her Grandson And Fitting In — Together

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Dawn and Don Burke opened a rat sanctuary, The Rat Retreat, in their home in Boise, Idaho. Most people don't realize what affectionate pets rats can be, Dawn says. StoryCorps hide caption

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Out Of The Rat Race: Lucky Rodents Find Their Own 'Taj Mahal'

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Josh Lampert started having psychotic episodes in college. He's now 32, and he sat down with his father, Chuck, to remember what that struggle was like for both of them. StoryCorps hide caption

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Dad To Son: 'I Was Not Going To Let You Drop'

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Dan Miller grew up in a family of nine children in Wisconsin. They were poor, and his father supported them by working at a local paper factory. StoryCorps hide caption

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Forging A Different Parenting Path

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Rich Barham, left, and Nelson Peck are both veterans working for the Veterans Crisis Line. StoryCorps hide caption

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Hotline Responders Answer Veterans' Desperate Calls

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Thomas Weller, 65, says he's been called an angel more times than he can count. StoryCorps hide caption

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How One Man Continues To 'Just Pass It On'

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Connie Labetti, 52, was able to escape one of the World Trade Center buildings on Sept. 11, 2001, thanks to her boss, Ron Fazio. StoryCorps hide caption

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Remembering A Boss Who Led A Team To Safety On Sept. 11

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Mackenzie Byles graduated in 2010 from Mount Ida College with a degree in Funeral Home Management. She's taking over the family business from her dad, Don. StoryCorps hide caption

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Following In The Family Footsteps

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