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In this image provided by the Holt family, Joshua Holt, his wife Thamara and her daughter Marian, board a plane at the airport in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday. Holt family photo via AP hide caption

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Cathy Sprigg (right) with her son, Army Spc. Robert Joseph Allen, at Tampa International Airport in 2010. Allen was headed back to Iraq after being on leave for the birth of his son. Courtesy of Cathy Sprigg hide caption

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'He Had A Very Sad Heart': This Memorial Day, Remembering The Overlooked Heroes

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In a StoryCorps conversation in 2016, Etaine Raphael (left) and Adele Levine reflected on their time as civilian physical therapists working with soldiers who had been severely injured while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. John White/StoryCorps hide caption

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'If I Only Had A Magic Wand': Reflecting On Years Spent Working With Wounded Soldiers

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David Kennerly says this 1968 photo of his, taken in Los Angeles at the beginning of Robert F. Kennedy's presidential campaign, captures what it meant to cover the chaotic and carefree period as a photojournalist. "Everybody could get close, everybody wanted to," he says. David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images hide caption

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Justify, ridden by Mike Smith, wins the 143rd Preakness Stakes in the mud and fog Saturday to capture the second leg of the Triple Crown in Baltimore. Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Max Knauer and his mother, Kittie Weston-Knauer, at a StoryCorps conversation recorded in April. Grace Pauley/StoryCorps hide caption

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'Why Don't You Try It?': How The Oldest U.S. Female BMX Racer Broke Into The Sport

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In a StoryCorps conversation recorded in February, Patrick and Tracia Kraemer recall falling in love at a nudist park. Kelly Moffitt/StoryCorps hide caption

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This Love Story Started At A Nudist Park

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In a 2009 StoryCorps interview, Charisse Spencer (right) shares with her son Myles Spencer-Watson her memories of growing up in Virginia during the 1960s civil rights movement. Lilly Sullivan/StoryCorps hide caption

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'We Were Representing Our Whole Race': A Mom Passes On Her Civil Rights Story

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Queen Elizabeth II waves to the audience after a speech from her eldest son Charles, Prince of Wales, at the end of a star-studded concert to celebrate her 92nd birthday at Royal Albert Hall on Saturday. WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Ralph Gagliardo was incarcerated for much of his daughter Abby's childhood. At StoryCorps, they talk about their relationship while he was in prison and after he returned home. Daniel Sitts/StoryCorps hide caption

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'We Came A Long Way': After Prison, A New Chance For A Dad And His Daughter

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