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Anna and Brianna Freeman spoke about their experiences with bullying during their StoryCorps interview in Chicago. Crystal Vance Guerra /StoryCorps hide caption

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How Unicorns Help This 8-Year-Old Deal With Bullies

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Thompson Williams, 61, and his son, Kiamichi-tet Williams, 27, recall a memorable Christmas, during their StoryCorps interview in 2014. Daniel Sitts/Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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When Money Can't Buy The Best Christmas Gift

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William Lynn Weaver with his younger brother, Wayne, in Knoxville, Tenn. in 1963. Courtesy of the Weaver family hide caption

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On Christmas Eve, A Stolen Bicycle And A Lesson In Giving

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Wayne Lo (left) is serving two life sentences at a Massachusetts prison for killing two people, including Greg Gibson's (right) son, Galen. Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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25 Years Later, He Speaks To The Man Who Killed His Son

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An oral history project called The Great Thanksgiving Listen encourages people to record interviews with loved ones over Thanksgiving weekend. Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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For Thanksgiving, A Mailman Inspires Gratitude

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Jessi Silva and Maggie Marquez on the grounds of the Blackwell School in Marfa, Texas. The school closed in 1965 and some of it was demolished. Both women returned to the grounds in 2007 with a group of alumni to hold a symbolic ceremony to unearth "Mr. Spanish." Sarah Vasquez for StoryCorps hide caption

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The Day A Texas School Held A Funeral For The Spanish Language

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Ronald Clark, 83, and his daughter, Jamilah, 47, at StoryCorps in New York City. Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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How Living In A Library Gave One Man 'The Thirst Of Learning'

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Johnny Holmes and Christian Picciolini during a recent visit to StoryCorps. StoryCorps hide caption

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The Man Who Helped Change A Neo-Nazi's Mind

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Dr. William Lynn Weaver at his StoryCorps interview in Fayetteville, N.C. Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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What Evil Depends On: 'Good People To Be Quiet'

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Wally Funk is one of the Mercury 13, a group of women who trained to be astronauts in the early 1960s. Courtesy of Wally Funk hide caption

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This Pilot Is Headed To Space With Or Without NASA

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After spending nearly 12 years apart, Five Mualimm-ak, 46, and his son Omar, 23, say their relationship is getting better and they're focusing on the present, not the past. Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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While He Was In Prison, His Son Grew Up; Now, 'They're Getting To Know Each Other'

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Zoë, Maddy and Nick Waters, 10-year-old triplets from Bloomington, Ind. Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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The Ups And Downs Of Togetherness And Independence When You're A Triplet

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What One Family Lost In Pulse Nightclub A Year Ago

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Anthony "Tony Bees" Planakis at StoryCorps in New York City. Planakis retired from the NYPD in 2014, but still takes calls about hives and swarms. StoryCorps hide caption

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Protect, Serve And Take Care Of The Bees

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Roberta Vincent with her son, Robert Howard II, at their StoryCorps interview in Hartford, Conn. Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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A Trip To Vietnam Helped This Son Make Peace With His Dad's Death

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