StoryCorps: Recording The Lives And Stories Of Everyday AmericansStoryCorps is an independent nonprofit project whose mission is to honor and celebrate the lives of everyday Americans by listening to their stories.
Kay Lee and John Nordeen, pictured in 1967 during the Vietnam War, met when they served in the same Army platoon. They lost touch after the war, but reconnected in 2015.
Courtesy of John Nordeen
Rana Sodhi (L) and Harjit Sodhi hold a photograph of their late brother, Balbir Singh Sodhi, who was shot and killed at 52. Since his death, the brothers have been involved in educating others about Sikhism and the discrimination their community faces in the U.S.
Linda Kwong's (right) suicide attempt in 2012 took a toll on her relationship with her daughter, Emily. Linda and Emily talk for the first time about what happened that day in a conversation at StoryCorps in 2013.
Heather Heyer was killed while protesting against white nationalists at last summer's "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville. Her supervisor, Alfred Wilson, and Heyer's mother, Susan Bro, talk about losing Heyer, during a StoryCorps interview.
Brandy and De'Marchoe Carpenter got married two years ago — 13 days after he was released from prison. They started dating in 1994, but before they had their first kiss, he was arrested for a crime he didn't commit.