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StoryCorps Chronicles Hard Times In Roanoke, Va.

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StoryCorps Chronicles Hard Times In Roanoke, Va.

Economy

StoryCorps Chronicles Hard Times In Roanoke, Va.

StoryCorps Chronicles Hard Times In Roanoke, Va.

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StoryCorps, a non-profit group collecting oral histories across the U.S., is currently stationed in Roanoke, Va. In the precarious economic environment, many of the stories told in the mobile recording booth have been about financial hardship.

Whitney Henry-Lester, StoryCorps site supervisor, describes what she has heard in Roanoke, and discusses the economic challenges Virginians are facing in this financial crisis.

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