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Sharing And Preserving The Stories Of Our Lives

Anthony Gonzales graduated on Tuesday from Learning Works charter school in Pasadena, Calif. Learning Works hide caption

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Wil Smith visited StoryCorps with his daughter, Olivia, in Sheffield, Mass. StoryCorps hide caption

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Jose Rodriguez and Charles Zelinsky at StoryCorps in Trenton, N.J. Jose is now a Special Olympics coach — he'll be overseeing games this weekend. StoryCorps hide caption

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Robert Holmes, 67, is a professor at Rutgers University. StoryCorps hide caption

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Tyrese Graham teaches science at John Marshall Metropolitan High School in Chicago. StoryCorps hide caption

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

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

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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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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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