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Newspaper clippings of young Donnie Dunagan from the early '40s. Courtesy of Donnie and Dana Dunagan. hide caption

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Stephen Wright, on his front porch in fall 2000. Courtesy of the Wright family hide caption

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Mary Johnson-Roy spoke with Oshea Israel at StoryCorps in Minneapolis. StoryCorps hide caption

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Dr. Martin Couney holds Beth Allen, one of his incubator babies, at Luna Park in Coney Island. This photo was taken in 1941. Courtesy of Beth Allen hide caption

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Anny Pena, 30, and Jonny Pena, 32, met when they were both stationed in Arizona. StoryCorps hide caption

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Yvette Benavidez Garcia and her husband, Rene, dropped by the StoryCorps studios to reminisce about Yvette's father, Roy, a Medal of Honor recipient whose daring rescue mission in Vietnam cast ripples into his later life as a father. StoryCorps hide caption

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Civil rights leader Bayard Rustin, left, and Walter Naegle, right, became partners in the 1970s and were together until Rustin's death. Decades before gay marriage was an option, Rustin adopted Naegle to lend legal protection to their relationship. StoryCorps hide caption

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Gwen Moten remembers her childhood friend, Denise McNair, who died with three other girls in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Ala., in 1963. StoryCorps hide caption

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Mario Loiseau and his daughter Mabou during a recent visit to StoryCorps. StoryCorps hide caption

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Sean Fitzpatrick (right) with John Gately, at StoryCorps. StoryCorps hide caption

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Patrick Kreifels and Michelle Kreifels grew up on a farm in Omaha, Neb., with their five other siblings. StoryCorps hide caption

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Len Berk slicing salmon at Zabar's food emporium in New York City. Cosima Amelang/StoryCorps hide caption

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Santiago Arredondo with his wife, Aimee, at StoryCorps. StoryCorps hide caption

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Leslie Hurd, a casualty assistance calls officer with the U.S. Navy, says her job of delivering news of loved ones' deaths "is not just a duty." StoryCorps hide caption

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