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Sharing And Preserving The Stories Of Our Lives

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Encore: Longtime Partners Find Treasure Among Trash

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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. Anita Rao/StoryCorps hide caption

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'I Never Faked My Love For You': A Mother Opens Up After Her Suicide Attempt

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After Families Disown Them, 2 Transgender Vets Share A Bond

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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. Grace Pauley/StoryCorps hide caption

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Loved Ones Of Charlottesville Victim Heather Heyer Cope With Their Loss Together

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Percy White Jr. holds his son Percy White III, circa 1963. Courtesy of Percy Ell White III hide caption

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'Him Doing Well Was Through His Children': Sharecropper's Son Makes Dad Proud

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Allan Ganz, then 19, poses in front of his dad's ice cream truck. Courtesy of Allan Ganz hide caption

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The 'Babe Ruth' Of Ice Cream Gives The Scoop On His 71-Year Career

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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. Kevin Oliver/StoryCorps hide caption

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He Was Wrongly Convicted When They Were Teens. Now They're Building Their Lives Together

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For Ed Cage, 45, and his daughter, Nicole Paris, 26, beatboxing is a way of communicating with each other. Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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A Father-Daughter Bond Kept Tight By Beatboxing

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Leila Ramgren, 10, and her father, Chad Eisen-Ramgren, 42, at StoryCorps in St. Paul, Minn. Courtesy of Chad Eisen-Ramgren hide caption

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A Student Remembers Her School's 'Lunch Man,' Philando Castile

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Veterans Sue McConnell (left) and Kristyn Weed bonded quickly after meeting at a weekly VA transgender support group. "You're always there for me," Weed told McConnell last month at StoryCorps in Tucson, Ariz. "There's never a doubt or question as to whether you would be or not." Mia Warren/StoryCorps hide caption

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2 Transgender Veterans Find Courage — And Sisterhood — Off The Battlefield

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Neoma Farr and Greg Yance reconnected in April for the first time after the Great Flood of 1993 drove them to protect the same community. Yance works as a machine operator at a factory in Rockford, Ill. Neoma still runs a beauty shop in Niota. Grace Pauley/StoryCorps hide caption

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'We Were All In There Together': Strangers Share Compassion In The Flood Of '93

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Glennette Rozelle (left) and Jennifer Mack at their StoryCorps conversation in Oklahoma City last month. Kevin Oliver/StoryCorps hide caption

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'We Never Spoke Of It Again': A Night That Changed A Family Forever

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"I always wished for siblings," Alexandra Sanchez (left) tells Courtney McKinney during their April StoryCorps conversation in Dallas. Kevin Oliver/StoryCorps hide caption

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At 28 Years Old, 'Learning How To Be A Sister'

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At a StoryCorps interview in New York City, Allan Fuks (right) tells his former middle school classmate Spencer Katzman what it was like to go through school with an awkward name. Mia Warren/StoryCorps hide caption

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He Grew Up With An Unfortunate Name He Hated — Now He's Owning It

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Juan Romero, 67, at his home in Modesto, Calif., holds a photo of himself and Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, taken by The Los Angeles Times' Boris Yaro on June 5, 1968. Jud Esty-Kendall/StoryCorps hide caption

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The Busboy Who Cradled A Dying RFK Recalls Those Final Moments

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