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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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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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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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Diana and Rick Abath during a recent visit to StoryCorps. StoryCorps hide caption

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Former Security Guard Reflects On What He Lost One Fateful Night

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Retired California Highway Patrol Officer Kevin Briggs (left) and Kevin Berthia at StoryCorps in San Francisco. StoryCorps hide caption

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10 Years Later, A Pair Of Strangers Revisit A Leap Not Taken

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President Barack Obama participates in a "My Brother's Keeper" StoryCorps interview with Noah McQueen in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Feb. 20. Chuck Kennedy/The White House hide caption

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Obama To Ambitious Teen: 'You've Got This Strength Inside Yourself'

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Yusor Abu-Salha was one of the victims in Tuesday's shooting in Chapel Hill, N.C. She sat down with her teacher, Mussarut Jabeen, at StoryCorps last May. StoryCorps hide caption

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Chapel Hill Shooting Victims Were 'Radiant,' Teacher Says

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Jenny and Sean Carter during their visit to StoryCorps. StoryCorps hide caption

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For An Injured Son, Caring Mom Is 'The Picture Of Unconditional Love'

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Wendell Scott's son Frank Scott (left) and grandson Warrick Scott at StoryCorps in Danville, Va. Wendell Scott, who died in 1990, was one of the first African-American NASCAR drivers to win a race at the elite level. StoryCorps hide caption

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African-American NASCAR Driver Raced Like 'A Great Artist'

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Shane Fairchild (left) tells his friend Sayer Johnson that his late wife, Blue Bauer, was "the only person I ever met that ever treated me like I was me." StoryCorps hide caption

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Losing A Soul Mate And A Pillar Of St. Louis' Trans Community

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Megiddëh Goldston (left) with Heidi Hameed (right) and her husband, Raphael, at StoryCorps in Colorado Springs, Colo. Raphael holds photos of his son, Ish — short for Ishaq — who was killed in July when he was struck by a car driven by Megiddëh's sister. StoryCorps hide caption

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Out Of Tragedy, An Unexpected Connection Is Made

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Col. Harry Shoup came to be known as the "Santa Colonel." He died in 2009. Courtesy of NORAD hide caption

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NORAD's Santa Tracker Began With A Typo And A Good Sport

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