StoryCorps Stories of the human heart. A candid, unscripted conversation between two people about what's really important in life: love, loss, family, friendship. When the world seems out of hand, tune in to StoryCorps and be reminded of the things that matter most.
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Stories of the human heart. A candid, unscripted conversation between two people about what's really important in life: love, loss, family, friendship. When the world seems out of hand, tune in to StoryCorps and be reminded of the things that matter most.

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All last season we asked our listeners to call our voicemail and tell us their stories. In this special bonus episode, it's their time to shine. Leave us a voicemail at 702-706-TALK, or email us at podcast@storycorps.org. Liz McCarty hide caption

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EXTRA: 702-706-TALK

All last season we asked our listeners to call our voicemail and tell us their stories. In this special bonus episode, it's their time to shine. Leave us a voicemail at 702-706-TALK, or email us at podcast@storycorps.org.

EXTRA: 702-706-TALK

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In 1964, a 12-year-old paperboy from suburban Long Island spent nearly two weeks hiding among the gleaming attractions of the New York World's Fair. His adventure caused a media sensation, but the world only learned half the story. If you want to leave the StoryCorps Podcast a voicemail, call us at 702-706-TALK. Or email us at podcast@storycorps.org. Liz McCarty hide caption

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The Phantom of the World's Fair

In 1964, a 12-year-old paperboy from suburban Long Island spent nearly two weeks hiding among the gleaming attractions of the New York World's Fair. His adventure caused a media sensation, but the world only learned half the story.

The Phantom of the World's Fair

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Jackie Miller and her son, Scott Miller, always shared everything with each other, even if it was hard. Scott knew his mother wanted to live life on her own terms, but he wasn't prepared for how she wanted to end it. Liz McCarty hide caption

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Nothing Left Unsaid

Jackie Miller and her son, Scott Miller, always shared everything with each other, even if it was hard. Scott knew his mother wanted to live life on her own terms, but he wasn't prepared for how she wanted to end it.

Nothing Left Unsaid

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Judd Esty-Kendall's father was an animal lover who filled their house with raccoons, hawks, and critters of every size. At times it was more like a zoo than a home. But there was one creature Judd's father treasured above the rest: A gray wolf.If you want to leave the StoryCorps Podcast a voicemail, call us at 702-706-TALK. Or email us at podcast@storycorps.org. Liz McCarty hide caption

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Peter the Wolf

Judd Esty-Kendall's father was an animal lover who filled their house with raccoons, hawks, and critters of every size. At times it was more like a zoo than a home. But there was one creature Judd's father treasured above the rest: A gray wolf.

Peter the Wolf

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Howie Gordon starred in over a hundred porn films in the 70s and 80s under the name Richard Pacheco. But his greatest role was as a father. At StoryCorps, he talked with his son Bobby Gordon about sex, shame, and dirty movies.If you want to leave the StoryCorps Podcast a voicemail, call us at 702-706-TALK. Or email us at podcast@storycorps.org. Liz McCarty hide caption

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The Birds, the Bees, and My Dad

Howie Gordon starred in over a hundred porn films in the 70s and 80s under the name Richard Pacheco. But his greatest role was as a father. At StoryCorps, he talked with his son Bobby Gordon about sex, shame, and dirty movies.

The Birds, the Bees, and My Dad

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In "My Way," the new season of the StoryCorps podcast— stories from people who found a rhythm all their own and confidently marched to it their whole lives. Our first episode features a graduate of Hamburger University, one man's remarkably brave appearance on conservative radio in the 1990s, a New Yorker who took his mugger out to dinner, and more. Liz McCarty hide caption

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My Way

In "My Way," the new season of the StoryCorps podcast— stories from people who found a rhythm all their own and confidently marched to it their whole lives. Our first episode features a graduate of Hamburger University, one man's remarkably brave appearance on conservative radio in the 1990s, a New Yorker who took his mugger out to dinner, and more.

My Way

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In 1942, the U.S. allowed Black men to enlist in the Marine Corps for the first time. It was during World War II, and resulted in more than 19,000 Black recruits being sent to Montford Point, North Carolina for basic training. Many of those men are no longer with us, but their voices can be heard in the StoryCorps archive.These stories are part of our Military Voices Initiative. Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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EXTRA: The Men of Montford Point

In 1942, the U.S. allowed Black men to enlist in the Marine Corps for the first time. It was during World War II, and resulted in more than 19,000 Black recruits being sent to Montford Point, North Carolina for basic training. Many of those men are no longer with us, but their voices can be heard in the StoryCorps archive.

EXTRA: The Men of Montford Point

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In this special episode, we're remembering StoryCorps participant Rick Abath, who talked to his wife, Diana, about being on guard during the biggest art heist in history. Rick died last month at the age of 57. StoryCorps hide caption

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EXTRA: I Shall Be Released

In this special episode, we're remembering StoryCorps participant Rick Abath, who talked to his wife, Diana, about being on guard during the biggest art heist in history. Rick died last month at the age of 57.

EXTRA: I Shall Be Released

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As we close out our special series celebrating 20 years of StoryCorps, hear how our One Small Step initiative is helping to facilitate a national conversation by bringing people together from across the political spectrum. Liz McCarty hide caption

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StoryCorps Then and Now: Listen More, Shout Less

As we close out our special series celebrating 20 years of StoryCorps, hear how our One Small Step initiative is helping to facilitate a national conversation by bringing people together from across the political spectrum.

StoryCorps Then and Now: Listen More, Shout Less

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This week, we're taking a break from our special series celebrating 20 years of StoryCorps to bring you an interview recorded just days ago. It's an update to a story recorded around the holidays back in 2012, and we just had to share it. Liz McCarty hide caption

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EXTRA: Dear Mrs. Doyle

This week, we're taking a break from our special series celebrating 20 years of StoryCorps to bring you an interview recorded just days ago. It's an update to a story recorded around the holidays back in 2012, and we just had to share it.

EXTRA: Dear Mrs. Doyle

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