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Sharing And Preserving The Stories Of Our Lives

Danny and Annie Perasa on their wedding day on April 22, 1978. Courtesy of Annie Perasa hide caption

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Laura Greenberg and her daughter Rebecca, in 2011. StoryCorps hide caption

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Wil Smith with his daughter, Olivia, today. StoryCorps hide caption

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Priya Morganstern (left) and Bhavani Jaroff visited a StoryCorps booth with their father, Ken Morganstern, in 2006. He passed away a year later. StoryCorps hide caption

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Radio documentarian Dave Isay stands next to one of two StoryCorps Airstream trailers outfitted with recording studios a few years after the project was launched. StoryCorps is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Starr Cookman (left) says she and Kylee Moreland Fenton have been "connected at the hip" since they were kids in Tucson, Ariz. StoryCorps hide caption

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The Schei family in 2010 (from left): Anneka, Gordon, Erik, Deven and Christine. Courtesy of the Schei family hide caption

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Barbara Handelsman, 80, and her grandson Aaron Handelsman, 20 — birds of a feather. StoryCorps hide caption

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Dawn and Don Burke opened a rat sanctuary, The Rat Retreat, in their home in Boise, Idaho. Most people don't realize what affectionate pets rats can be, Dawn says. StoryCorps hide caption

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Josh Lampert started having psychotic episodes in college. He's now 32, and he sat down with his father, Chuck, to remember what that struggle was like for both of them. StoryCorps hide caption

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Dad To Son: 'I Was Not Going To Let You Drop'

Josh Lampert's parents helped him through a rough period and, in his opinion, saved his life. "You do that for your kids," says his father, Chuck.

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Dan Miller grew up in a family of nine children in Wisconsin. They were poor, and his father supported them by working at a local paper factory. StoryCorps hide caption

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Rich Barham, left, and Nelson Peck are both veterans working for the Veterans Crisis Line. StoryCorps hide caption

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Thomas Weller, 65, says he's been called an angel more times than he can count. StoryCorps hide caption

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How One Man Continues To 'Just Pass It On'

Thomas Weller would have died in a snow bank in 1966 had a stranger not helped him. Weller has been helping strangers in the same way ever since.

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Connie Labetti, 52, was able to escape one of the World Trade Center buildings on Sept. 11, 2001, thanks to her boss, Ron Fazio. StoryCorps hide caption

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Remembering A Boss Who Led A Team To Safety On Sept. 11

Connie Labetti worked on the 99th floor of the south tower — the second tower to be hit that day. Her boss, Ron Fazio, helped her and others make it out alive.

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Mackenzie Byles graduated in 2010 from Mount Ida College with a degree in Funeral Home Management. She's taking over the family business from her dad, Don. StoryCorps hide caption

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