Kate Musick (left) taught Harlee Patrick in elementary school in Gloucester, Va. StoryCorps hide caption

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More Than A Teacher: 'One Of The Best Feelings'

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Marco Ferreira and Wendy Tucker talked about life after his accident and injuries, during a visit to StoryCorps in San Francisco. StoryCorps hide caption

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Brain Injury Gives Man A Second Chance To Be Kind

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A store burns during the Los Angeles riots in April 1992. Three colleagues at a local radio station watched the riots from their studio on Crenshaw Boulevard, as listeners called in to share their own stories. Douglas C. Pizac/AP hide caption

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Colleagues Recall L.A. Riots Unfolding Like 'A Movie'

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The New London School Explosion of March 18, 1937, killed hundreds of students in the East Texas town. London Museum in New London/AP hide caption

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75 Years Later: The Day The Town School Exploded

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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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