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A Brother Lost To The Civil Rights Struggle

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Mother's Ally Against Breast Cancer: Her Daughter

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How I Met Your Father: A Mom's Memories

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Coal Miner's Son Remembers 'A Hard, Dirty Job'

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My Daughter, The Champ: Raising A Boxer

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When Family History Overlaps With U.S. History

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A Grandmother's Other Role: Midwife

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Going From Ex-Con To Lifesaver, For A Friend

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Teacher Takes In A Teen, And Gains A Family

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A Boy Raises A Man — And Becomes One Himself

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Doctor Learns A Lesson In Care From 6-Year-Old

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Finding Love, And Gaining A Granddaughter

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Richard Coleman (left), Derek Connell and Claudia Coleman visited StoryCorps in Pensacola, Fla. StoryCorps hide caption

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Boy Scout Tells Leaders Why He Stayed 25 Years

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Meeting J.D. Salinger — Courtesy Of A Rainstorm

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Coping With Memory Loss As It Spans Generations

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