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The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

On this Memorial Day episode, we remember Air Force Sgt. Leonard Matlovich, who was the first soldier to challenge the military's ban on gay servicemembers. We also hear from LGBTQ veterans on the discrimination they faced while in the service. Storycorps hide caption

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The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

On this Memorial Day episode, we remember Air Force Sgt. Leonard Matlovich, who was the first soldier to challenge the military's ban on gay servicemembers. We also hear from LGBTQ veterans on the discrimination they faced while in the service.

The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

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By The Power Vested In Me
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By The Power Vested In Me

15 years ago this week, Massachusetts became the first state to legalize marriage for same-sex couples in the US. In this episode, we check back in with some of the plaintiffs from this landmark court case, and get to know the trailblazers who came before them.

By The Power Vested In Me

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Our New Season is OUT!

The StoryCorps podcast returns with 12 all-new episodes. This season, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, we're sharing the stories of LGBTQ people across the country — those who lived before Stonewall and those whose lives have been shaped by it. Michael Caines hide caption

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Our New Season is OUT!

The StoryCorps podcast returns with 12 all-new episodes. This season, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, we're sharing the stories of LGBTQ people across the country — those who lived before Stonewall and those whose lives have been shaped by it.

Our New Season is OUT!

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Second Chances

In our very last episode of the season, two stories about relationships that start off rocky and the reunions that lead to second chances. Eleanor Davis/StoryCorps hide caption

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Second Chances

In our very last episode of the season, two stories about relationships that start off rocky and the reunions that lead to second chances.

Second Chances

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Close Calls And Patron Saints

In this week's episode, two near-death experiences and what it means to reconnect with the people who happened to be in the right place at the right time. Eleanor Davis/StoryCorps hide caption

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Close Calls And Patron Saints

In this week's episode, two near-death experiences and what it means to reconnect with the people who happened to be in the right place at the right time.

Close Calls And Patron Saints

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The Leesburg Stockade Girls

In 1963, more than a dozen African American teenage girls were arrested for protesting segregation laws in Americus, Georgia. They spent one night in the county jail, but were quickly hauled outside the city, where they spent the next two months locked inside a stockade. In this episode, the Leesburg Girls shine a light on an overlooked moment in civil rights history. Eleanor Davis/StoryCorps hide caption

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The Leesburg Stockade Girls

In 1963, more than a dozen African American teenage girls were arrested for protesting segregation laws in Americus, Georgia. They spent one night in the county jail, but were quickly hauled outside the city, where they spent the next two months locked inside a stockade. In this episode, the Leesburg Girls shine a light on an overlooked moment in civil rights history.

The Leesburg Stockade Girls

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Old Guitars and Purple Hearts

In this week's episode, two stories of people reuniting with family treasures and the way that objects can live on long after a person is gone. Eleanor Davis/StoryCorps hide caption

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Old Guitars and Purple Hearts

In this week's episode, two stories of people reuniting with family treasures and the way that objects can live on long after a person is gone.

Old Guitars and Purple Hearts

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Santa Rick

'Tis the season of reunions on the StoryCorps podcast, but we're bringing you something a little different for the holidays. In this week's episode, how one man's Jewish faith actually helped him find his spiritual calling... as Santa Claus. Eleanor Davis/StoryCorps hide caption

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Santa Rick

'Tis the season of reunions on the StoryCorps podcast, but we're bringing you something a little different for the holidays. In this week's episode, how one man's Jewish faith actually helped him find his spiritual calling... as Santa Claus.

Santa Rick

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Stubborn Love

In this week's episode, a complicated reunion between a father and daughter, and a daughter's love—that exists alongside, and sometimes in spite of—her dad's mental illness. Eleanor Davis/StoryCorps hide caption

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Stubborn Love

In this week's episode, a complicated reunion between a father and daughter, and a daughter's love—that exists alongside, and sometimes in spite of—her dad's mental illness.

Stubborn Love

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A Son Always Remembers His Father

After World War II, there was a radio program that reconnected people live on the air. It was called Reunion. In this episode, we'll revisit their very first broadcast, when Holocaust survivor Siegbert Freiberg was reunited with his father. Eleanor Davis/StoryCorps hide caption

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A Son Always Remembers His Father

After World War II, there was a radio program that reconnected people live on the air. It was called Reunion. In this episode, we'll revisit their very first broadcast, when Holocaust survivor Siegbert Freiberg was reunited with his father.

A Son Always Remembers His Father

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