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Sharing And Preserving The Stories Of Our Lives

Antonia Casteñeda, left, spoke with her friend Tomás Ybarra-Frausto at their StoryCorps interview in San Antonio, Texas. Anaid Reyes for StoryCorps hide caption

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Remembering His Mexican American Heritage, Rooted In Language — And Under A Tree

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Last month, Nia Cosby, left, and her mother Chalana McFarland spent their first weekend together in 15 years at McFarland's home in Marietta, Ga., after she was released from a Florida prison. Michael Reese/Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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After 15 Years In Prison, A Mother Gets To Know Her Daughter Again

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Kenneth Felts and his daughter, Rebecca Mayes, spoke about Felts' first love during a remote StoryCorps conversation in Arvada, Colo. Courtesy of Kenneth Felts and Rebecca Mayes for StoryCorps hide caption

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Love Lost, Truth Found: In Pandemic Isolation, A Father Comes Out To His Daughter

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Hadiyah-Nicole Green and Tenika Floyd at their StoryCorps interview in Atlanta in January 2017. Jacqueline Van Meter for StoryCorps hide caption

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'It Was Personal.' After Tragedy, Physicist Devotes Career To Cancer Research

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Vivian Garcia Leonard (left); Marissa Sofia Ochs (middle), holding her daughter, Liana; and Vivian J. Leonard (right) talk about being pharmacists in New York, a city that has been especially hard hit during the coronavirus pandemic. Camila Kerwin for StoryCorps hide caption

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3 Generations Of Pharmacists Reflect On The Coronavirus Pandemic

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Dr. Joseph Kras and his daughter, Sophie, at their StoryCorps recording in Olivette, Mo. The Kras family hide caption

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For Hospice Physician, Patient Care Means Walking 'The Path With Them'

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Rugenia Keefe, left, a paraprofessional who assisted Cole Phillips for most of high school after he lost his sight, spoke with the graduating senior for a remote conversation from Bentonville, Ark. Courtesy of Cole Phillips hide caption

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He Went Blind Before High School. His Teacher Aide Thanks Him For 'Saving' Her

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Albert Sykes (left), with his eldest son, Aidan, at home this week in Jackson, Miss. Courtesy of the Sykes family hide caption

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From Trayvon Martin To George Floyd, A Dad And Son Keep Protesting For Equality

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

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Encore: A Black Father Answers Tough Questions From His Son

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During a remote StoryCorps conversation this month from Stafford, N.Y., Dr. Roberto Vargas (left), his wife, Susan, and 10-year-old son, Xavier, talk about the challenges of staying safely distanced. Courtesy of the Vargas family hide caption

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In Self-Isolation, A Doctor Deepens His Connection To His Family

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Staff Sgt. Emilio DiPalma (right) stands on guard at the Nuremberg Trials in 1945. Courtesy Emily Aho hide caption

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Remembering Her Father, A WWII Veteran Who Stood Guard At The Nuremberg Trials

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Craig Boddie and Evette Jourdain, both mail carriers in Palm Beach, Fla., spoke for a remote StoryCorps conversation last month about the job risks created by the coronavirus outbreak. Courtesy of Craig Boddie and Evette Jourdain hide caption

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'We're Like A Lifeline': Postal Workers Fight Fear To Work During Pandemic

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Jackie Stockton (left) and daughter Alice Stockton-Rossini at the Philadelphia Flower Show in March 2019. The two women have recovered from COVID-19 after an outbreak hit their New Jersey community. Courtesy of Alice Stockton-Rossini hide caption

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'This Is ... Personal': After Surviving COVID-19, A Mom And Daughter Mourn Loved Ones

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Shannon Doty (right) tells her father, Dan Flynn (left), in a remote StoryCorps conversation, that his dedication to help others inspired her goal to work in the medical field. Courtesy of Dan Flynn and Shannon Doty for StoryCorps hide caption

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Funeral Director First Responder: 'You're Stronger Than You Feel'

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New York City MTA bus operators Tyrone Hampton (left) and Frank de Jesus spoke last week about how the coronavirus pandemic has affected their work. They talked during a remote StoryCorps conversation. Photos courtesy of Hampton and de Jesus hide caption

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'We've Seen A Lot Of Brothers Die.' NYC Bus Operators Witness Loss Amid Pandemic

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