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Amina Amdeen and Joseph Weidknecht encourage others to have conversations with people who may not share their political views. Catalin Abagiu/StoryCorps hide caption

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An Unlikely Pair Share A Moment That Goes Beyond Politics

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The plot of land on which the Walkers' home used to sit — and one of their cars — is seen after the 2017 Tubbs Fire. Courtesy of Monique and Cody Walker hide caption

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After A Wildfire Destroys Their Home, Family Struggles To Find 'A New Normal'

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Joe Dittmar holds remnants of the World Trade Center — a section from one of the core beams of the South Tower, right, and a bolt from a steel beam. Jud Esty-Kendall/StoryCorps hide caption

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'They Thought I Was Dead': A Sept. 11 Survivor Recalls His Escape

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Angelo Bruno and Eddie Nieves at StoryCorps in 2010. StoryCorps hide caption

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Encore: Longtime Partners Find Treasure Among Trash

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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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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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Ginnie and Matt Peters on vacation in February 2011, a few months before he died by suicide. Courtesy of Ginnie Peters hide caption

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'He Was My Everything': A Farmer's Wife Reflects On Her Husband's Suicide

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Brothers Russell Wadsworth, 28, (left) and Remmick Wadsworth, 27, both have autism. "To have a brother who shares something that you have, the same kind of emotions ... it just means the world," Russell tells his younger brother during a StoryCorps interview. Kevin Oliver/Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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'You Would Always Have My Back': Brothers With Autism Navigate Life Together

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Mohammad Ashraf Faridi (left) with his son, Muhammad Faridi, at a StoryCorps interview in New York City. Mia Warren/StoryCorps hide caption

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'Hey, Taxi Boy': A Son On The Lessons He Learned From His Cabdriver Dad

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Joanna Wright, 58, and Tara Cummings, 47, spoke about their time at New Bethany Home for Girls during a StoryCorps conversation. Both women have testified that they were abused at the Louisiana school. Morgan Feigal-Stickles/StoryCorps hide caption

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Finding Strength In Shared Stories Of Childhood Sexual Abuse

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John Banvard, 100, and Jerry Nadeau, 72, tied the knot five years ago, in a wedding at their veterans home in Chula Vista, Calif. Cam Buker for StoryCorps hide caption

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2 Vets Celebrate Love: 'If You Came To See The Bride, You're Out Of Luck'

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Lan Cao, 53, with her daughter, Harlan, 12, at their StoryCorps interview in Westminster, Calif. in January 2015. During the interview, Lan tells her daughter about her experience during the Tet Offensive in Vietnam in 1968. Gautam Srikishan /StoryCorps hide caption

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A Former Refugee Reflects On The Vietnam War And Starting Over In The U.S.

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At StoryCorps in New York City, Sharon Brangman shared with her daughter, Jenna Lester, some of her experiences in medical school and how her mother, Ruby, helped her become a doctor. Mia Warren/StoryCorps hide caption

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For These 3 Women, Medical Careers Are A Family Affair

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April Gibson gave birth to Gregory Bess in 2001. Courtesy of April Gibson hide caption

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'It's Not A Fairy Tale, It's Not A Failure': A Mother At 16 Conquers Stigma With Love

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