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Sharing And Preserving The Stories Of Our Lives

Santiago Arredondo with his wife, Aimee, at StoryCorps. StoryCorps hide caption

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Grandpa The Gardener Helped Nurture His Seedling Grandson

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Leslie Hurd, a casualty assistance calls officer with the U.S. Navy, says her job of delivering news of loved ones' deaths "is not just a duty." StoryCorps hide caption

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Delivering Tragic News — And Becoming 'Part Of The Family'

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Sgt. Maj. Lisa Torello and Tony Cistaro, during a visit to StoryCorps. StoryCorps hide caption

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Two Strangers Come Together To Remember A Friend And Loved One

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Nicholas Heyward Jr. the year before he was killed. "I would give my life today if I could, you know, just have him back," his dad said during a recent visit to StoryCorps. Courtesy of Nicholas Heyward Sr. hide caption

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Dad Aches For Son Killed By Policeman 20 Years Ago

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'I'm Old Enough To Do What I Like,' 87-Year-Old Tells Family

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Brent Hendricks visited StoryCorps in Atlanta with his mother, Barbara. StoryCorps hide caption

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For Man With Cystic Fibrosis, 'Death Is Like A Deadline'

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Pastor David Ned, 64, shared this and another experience with StoryCorps, last fall. StoryCorps hide caption

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The Day One Man Decided To Give Up His Gun

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Scott Skiles, 61, and his son Zach Skiles, 32, had never sat down to talk about Zach's life after his deployment to Iraq --until their recent StoryCorps interview. StoryCorps hide caption

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Formerly Homeless Vet And His Dad Remember His Darkest Moments

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Phuong Nguyen, 55, and her son, Chris, who survived the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995. StoryCorps hide caption

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Anniversary Of Oklahoma City Bombing Reopens Wounds For Survivors

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Undiagnosed Brain Injury Is Behind Soldier's Suicidal Thoughts

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Vickie and Sissy Goodwin have been married for more than 46 years and for much of that time, Sissy has worn women's clothing. StoryCorps hide caption

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Longtime Couple Found That Clothes Didn't Make The Man

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Deidra Robinson and her father, William Watford III, were extremely close — until she told him she was gay. StoryCorps hide caption

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Accepting His Daughter As Gay Was Like A Weight 'Lifted Off Me'

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Jeff Wilson accidentally struck Tammie Baird with his car 30 years ago when they were in high school. They've reunited to remember the incident. StoryCorps hide caption

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Twist Of Fate: An Accident Brings 'Beautiful Symmetry' To 2 Lives

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Albert Sykes fielded questions from his son, Aiden, at StoryCorps in Jackson, Miss. StoryCorps hide caption

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Dad To Son: 'Live With Hands Unfolded ... Release Your Gifts To World'

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A New Smartphone App Expands The Reach Of StoryCorps

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