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George Guarch greets children at the Miami airport in the early 1960s. His daughter, Lynn, says George would carry the youngest children off the planes. Lynn Guarch Pardo hide caption

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Jennifer Michaels recently interviewed her dad, Don, at StoryCorps in Bellefonte, Pa. StoryCorps hide caption

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One Student's Christmas Lesson

Don Michaels hated school so much he got migraine headaches. But a visit from a teacher one year helped cure his headaches and make school less painful.

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Ed Jackson, Gerald Hannon, Bill Lewis and Robert Trow during a trip to France in the early 1980s. Lewis, who is now deceased, was Stefan's stepfather, and the other men played the role of his "aunties." Courtesy of Stefan Lynch Strassfeld hide caption

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Lessons From 'Aunties' And The AIDS Epidemic

Stefan Lynch Strassfeld's gay parents and "aunties" gave him a large extended family and showed him how love can help people survive an epidemic.

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Sean Lennon and Yoko Ono. StoryCorps hide caption

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Ellene Montagne decided at 10 she wanted to be a pilot. She's pictured here in 1947 near Fort Belvoir, Va., where she learned how to fly at a local airport. Courtesy of Michael Montagne hide caption

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NPR's Guy Raz and Robert Siegel chat about Siegel's first days in radio. Friday is the National Day of Listening, a chance to sit down with a loved one, turn on a tape recorder, and ask that person about his life. John Poole/NPR hide caption

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Scott Macaulay has hosted a dinner for anyone who needs a place to go for Thanksgiving for the past 25 years. StoryCorps hide caption

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