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Craig and Amanda Farrell in September 2017. Courtesy of the Farrell family hide caption

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As She Fought Mental Illness, She Found Love Along The Way

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Julia and Joel Helfman, shown at their StoryCorps interview in Philadelphia in 2019, met in 1943 and were married six years later. Eleanor Vassili/StoryCorps hide caption

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A Bronx Tale: Childhood Neighbors Celebrate 7 Decades Of Love

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At StoryCorps in Palm Springs, Calif., David Wilson (left) and his husband Robert Compton talk about how, as a same-sex couple, their treatment by others has changed since they were legally married in 2004. Jud Esty-Kendall/StoryCorps hide caption

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'That Day Wasn't About Us': One Of The 1st Same-Sex Married Couples Looks Back

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Sada Jackson with her mother, Ileana Watson, in October 2014, when Ileana and her three children participated in a family Breast Cancer Walk together. Courtesy of Sada Jackson hide caption

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'I Only Knew Her As Mom': A Daughter Learns More From Her Late Mother's Best Friend

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Pauline and Judel Schuster on their wedding day in Stalingrad in April 1945. Judel died in 1997; Pauline died in 2011. Courtesy of Esther and Abe Schuster hide caption

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'We Were Lucky': Kids Of Holocaust Survivors Learned Their Parents' Life Philosophy

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Lisa Bouler Daniels grew up knowing she was adopted. She didn't know her birth mother, but she met Benjamin Chambers, her half brother, in January 2018. Rocio Santos/StoryCorps. hide caption

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'Part Of My DNA': An Adopted Woman Learns Of Her Birth Mother's Resilience

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At StoryCorps in Littleton, Colo., last month, siblings Lauren Cartaya and Zach Cartaya said they continue to cope with the trauma of the 1999 Columbine shooting. Kevin Oliver/StoryCorps hide caption

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20 Years Later, Sibling Columbine Survivors Reflect

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Carolyn DeFord poses with the missing persons poster for her mother, Leona Kinsey, who went missing in October 1999. Dupe Oyebolu/StoryCorps hide caption

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'It Surfaces With The Same Rawness': A Daughter Remembers Her Mother's Disappearance

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A family photo of Bettye, Miriam and Edwin Pratt together in 1966. Courtesy of Jean Soliz hide caption

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Her Dad Was A Slain Civil Rights Leader. She Remembers His Assassination

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Shotzy Harrison in 2013 with her father, James Flavy Coy Brown, at StoryCorps in Winston-Salem, N.C. Not long after, Brown, then 49, left his daughter's home and she hasn't seen him since. Anita Rao/StoryCorps hide caption

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A Father-Daughter Relationship Strained By 'Mental Illness And Time'

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Lori Daigle, 55, and Liz Barnez, 54, at StoryCorps in Fort Collins, Colo. Jacqueline Van Meter/StoryCorps hide caption

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'Everything Just Came Flooding Back': Sparks Of Teen Romance Rekindled 28 Years Later

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Mickey Willenbring tends to one of her Navajo-Churro sheep at Dot Ranch in Scio, Ore. Tim Herrera hide caption

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After Combat, A Veteran Finds Solace In Sheep Farming

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Maya Altman and her mother, Robyn Altman, visit StoryCorps in Parkland, Fla., to reflect on the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Madison Mullen/StoryCorps hide caption

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A Year After Parkland, A Mother And Daughter Remember

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Rodger McDaniel remembers his late father at his StoryCorps interview in Laramie, Wyo. Rachel Falcone /StoryCorps hide caption

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How A Long-Lost Guitar Was A Lesson In Grace And Forgiveness

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Jack ReVelle and his daughter, Karen, at StoryCorps in Santa Ana, Calif., last month. ReVelle recovered two hydrogen bombs that had accidentally dropped from a U.S. military aircraft in 1961. Many details about what happened were not released until they were declassified in 2013. Kevin Oliver/StoryCorps hide caption

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8 Days, 2 H-Bombs, And 1 Team That Stopped A Catastrophe

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In August 1963, African-American girls were held in a Georgia stockade after being arrested for demonstrating segregation. Left to right: Melinda Jones Williams (13), Laura Ruff Saunders (13), Mattie Crittenden Reese, Pearl Brown, Carol Barner Seay (12), Annie Ragin Laster (14), Willie Smith Davis (15), Shirley Green (14), and Billie Jo Thornton Allen (13). Sitting on the floor: Verna Hollis (15). Danny Lyon hide caption

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'I Gave Up Hope': As Girls, They Were Jailed In Squalor For Protesting Segregation

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Maria Rivas and her 15-year-old daughter, Emily, embrace after their StoryCorps interview last month. Mia Warren/StoryCorps hide caption

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A Mom And Her Teenage Daughter Brace For A Future Apart

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Paru Venkat and Alagappa Rammohan pose for a portrait after their StoryCorps interview in Chicago on June 23, 2018. Eliza Lambert/StoryCorps hide caption

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His Love For Books Reads Like Poetry

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Jeanne Satterfield, left, and Barbara Parham, stand in front of Boston's Pine Street Inn homeless shelter in October, where they reconnected for the first time in a decade. They plan to return to the shelter next week to help out for the holidays. Jud Esty-Kendall/StoryCorps hide caption

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Reconnecting 10 Years Later 'Was The True Test Of Friendship And Time'

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Barnie Botone reflects on his 34-year career on the railroad in a StoryCorps interview in Bismarck, N.D., last month. Camila Kerwin/StoryCorps hide caption

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'The Dark Side Of The Railroad': A Locomotive Engineer's Fraught Legacy With The Rails

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Adam Roseman, 52, and Rick Rosenthal, 66, pose after their StoryCorps interview in Atlanta. Brenda Ford/StoryCorps hide caption

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He Is Jewish, But Being Santa Is His Calling

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