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Hard Lessons Follow Rocky Start For Chicago Teacher

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Harrison Wright, 88, with his grandson Sean Guess, 36, at StoryCorps in Austin, Texas. StoryCorps hide caption

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The Day Taps Echoed Through Belgium's Hills

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The Dubrow's Cafeteria on Eastern Parkway in New York, circa 1945. Van and Shirley Harris were regulars at the restaurant, along with a colorful cast of characters. Brian Merlis and Eve Lyons hide caption

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Love At First Punch: Still Going Strong After 75 Years

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A Mother And Son, And 'The Good Side Of Things'

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Vicente Domingo Villa grew up on the ranches of South Texas. StoryCorps hide caption

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Remembering A Grandfather's 'Best Gift'

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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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