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Sharing And Preserving The Stories Of Our Lives

Mark Edens told his daughter Jessie about one night early in his career when he had to tell a woman her husband had died in a car accident. Edens was a police officer for 25 years. He told his story at StoryCorps in Atlanta. StoryCorps hide caption

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In 1988, Julie Sanders was present at a racist murder. A lot has happened since then, she says — but forgiveness isn't included. She visited StoryCorps with Randy Blazak in Portland, Ore. StoryCorps hide caption

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Capt. Zachariah Fike helped reunite sisters Adeline Rockko (left) and Mary Piccoli with the Purple Heart medal of their late brother, Army Pvt. Corrado Piccoli. Courtesy of Zachariah Fike hide caption

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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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