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Kristin Sollars (left) and Marci Ebberts say nursing is more than just a job. "Sometimes I wonder why everyone in the world doesn't want to be a nurse," Sollars says. Emilyn Sosa for StoryCorps hide caption

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For 2 Nurses, Working In The ICU Is 'A Gift Of A Job'

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During a service at St. Bridget Catholic Church in Postville, Iowa, last year, Consuelo Lopez (center, right) and her son Pedro carry a book containing the names of those arrested and detained during a 2008 Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid on a local meat processing plant. Consuelo Lopez, who cut meat at the plant, was among those detained and deported. Jim Slosiarek/The Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Gazette hide caption

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When His Mom Was Deported In 2008, A Certainty Shattered: 'Where Is Home?'

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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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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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