As A Life's End Draws Near, A Father And Son Talk

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A Teacher's Ultimatum Drives Student's Success

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Dorothy Biebrich's red scooter helped Winslow Jackson break the ice with her back in 2006. Today the couple, shown here at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, spend their days having fun together. Courtesy of the Jacksons hide caption

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Two Lost Souls Find Each Other In A Hospital

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Laura (left) and Phil Donney (right), with their Aunt Abby, whom they call "Tabby." Liebman Family Photo hide caption

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After Tragedy, An Aunt Plays A New Role: Parent

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Amanda, Les and Thea GrantSmith spoke about Les' transition from a woman to a man in 1997. StoryCorps hide caption

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A Mom Becomes A Man, And A Family Sticks Together

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Before he was three years old, Grant Coursey underwent several surgeries for a cancerous tumor. The Coursey Family hide caption

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'Life Is Really Good,' Says Cancer Survivor, 12

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A Vietnam Vet Teaches More Than The Alphabet

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The barber shop run by Anthony Bravo Esparza — whom everyone knows as "Dreamer" — is a fixture at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System's West Los Angeles Campus. Paula Berger hide caption

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Man Gives U.S. Vets Two Things: Haircuts, And Hope

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Gwendolyn Diaz and her husband, Henry Flores, at StoryCorps in San Antonio. StoryCorps hide caption

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Professor Hits A Wall And Falls In Love

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Scheming Parents Set Their Kids Up — And It Works

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Operator, Can You Help Me Call The Love Of My Life?

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Roger Alvarez (left) did not graduate from high school, despite the efforts of his former English teacher, Antero Garcia. At 22, Alvarez still hopes to get his GED. StoryCorps hide caption

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Dropout Has Thanks, Not Blame, For Teacher

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After Son's Sudden Death, Shock, Grief And Coping

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Using A New Voice To Enjoy Life After Cancer

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Threats And Lies, And 'Who I'm Supposed To Be'

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