StoryCorps' National Day Of Listening As part of StoryCorps' National Day of Listening project, NPR hosts and correspondents talk with their families, friends and loved ones. The project encourages people to sit down with a loved one the day after Thanksgiving, and record a meaningful conversation.
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StoryCorps' National Day Of Listening

The project encourages people to sit down with a loved one and record a meaningful conversation.

NPR's Mike Pesca (right) reminisces about his middle school days with former teacher Kevin Sheehan. Courtesy Mike Pesca hide caption

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Army Spc. Matthew Bolar attended the NFL's NFC championship game in January 2007 with his father, Gordon. A few months later he was killed by an IED. Courtesy of Gordon Bolar 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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