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03/26/2017 at 12:30. Facebook
A home-cooked meal from a loving stranger gave Willie strength when he needed it most.
#WhoWeAre is a series of real-life stories told by everyday Americans that speak to our best selves.
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03/25/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
Throughout his 25-year tenure in the Marine Corps, Major Donnie Dunagan had one secret he didn’t want his comrades to discover: that as a child he had been the voice of Bambi in the 1942 Disney film.
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StoryCorps 435: Major Bambi

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03/25/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Just in: version 2.5 of the StoryCorps App! Don’t forget to download the update. Or, visit to begin recording and sharing the stories all around you.
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03/24/2017 at 22:15. Facebook
Teens are not typically put in the position of looking after their parents. But when Tami Hayes was diagnosed with breast cancer, her daughter, Dymond, took care of her mom just as any parent would for their child. #WomensHistoryMonth

Dymond Hayes and Tami Hayes

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03/24/2017 at 17:22. Facebook
#OTD in 1989, the Exxon Valdez spilled 11 million gallons of oil off the coast of Alaska, becoming one of the most devastating human-caused environmental disasters in history.
LJ Evans and Suzanne Bishop remember what it was like to volunteer at a local animal rescue center. → bit.ly/1lZKJP2
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03/24/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
When Joanne was a child, her metzmama — that's Armenian for "grandmother" — Isabel Kouyoumjian seemed like a superhero. She was tough, fearless, and even a little pushy. But it wasn't until later on that Joanne learned how she came to be that way, shaped by her past as the child of refugees who had fled the Armenian Genocide.
#ICYMI on NPR Morning Edition, Joanne remembers Isabel with her husband.

Joanne Nucho and Jeff Ono

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03/23/2017 at 21:14. Facebook
Born in a refugee camp in Lebanon to parents who had fled the Armenian Genocide, Isabel Kouyoumjian lived a difficult life — but seemed like a superhero to her granddaughter, Joanne.
Listen tomorrow on NPR Morning Edition.
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03/23/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
Rowena Gore-Simmons had a lot of time to reflect on her life while incarcerated. She and her daughter, Kenya, talk about how it felt to be apart from one another. #WomensHistoryMonth

Rowena Gore-Simmons and Kenya Gore

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Though apprehensive at first, William Chambers agreed to visit the senior center where his mom, Ceceley, works as an interfaith chaplain. In this conversation, they share the lessons learned from listening to her patients. #WednesdayWisdom #WomensHistoryMonth

William Chambers and Ceceley Chambers

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When does the journey of a refugee ever really end? This week on the #podcast, we revisit three stories of people who were forced to flee their homes, only to encounter new challenges upon arrival in their new homelands.
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StoryCorps 463: Journey’s End

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Tim’s childhood dream was to own a restaurant — and now he does. At Tim’s Place, “the world’s friendliest restaurant,” he greets each customer at the door. He talks with his father, who helped him start the business. #WorldDownSyndromeDay

Keith Harris and Tim Harris

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Joshua once felt so overwhelmed by his Down syndrome that he walked out into the middle of a busy intersection, hoping to end his own life. But a passing motorist stopped and talked him out of it. He talks with his mother about how things have changed since then for the better. #WorldDownSyndromeDay

Susan Kaphammer and Joshua Myers

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There are some great podcasts out there! This month, we’re asking you to share your favorites with friends, family members, and us. Comment below with your recommendations. #TalkingTuesday #trypod
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On a Friday morning in New York City, Laura Lane was headed to work when her train got stuck underground for two hours. Her conductor, Paquita Williams, was there to comfort nervous passengers. MTA New York City Transit #MondayMotivation #WomensHistoryMonth

Paquita Williams and Laura Lane

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After years of physical and mental abuse, Mytokia Fair shot and killed her husband and was sent to prison. Several years later, the governor commuted her sentence.
She speaks with her current spouse, Thomas. #WomensHistoryMonth

Thomas Fair and Mytokia Fair

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When Gweneviere lost her short-term memory following surgery to remove a brain tumor, she was forced to navigate life in a new way. But she wasn’t alone. With the support of her boyfriend, Yasir, Gweneviere found she could tackle the challenges her condition threw her way — and a few more.
When you were home alone as a kid, did you ever do something that was normally against the rules? In this #podcast from the archives, we hear one family’s story about a time that started out as harmless fun and ended with an unimaginable accident.

StoryCorps 457: Eternally Eight

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During the early days of the #AIDS epidemic, little was understood about the disease as it wreaked havoc on millions of lives.
From the podcast archive, three stories from those who felt its impact.

StoryCorps 449: Lessons in Love

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Call for stories: We would like to invite you to have a conversation with a friend or family member who wasn’t born in the US and to record it using the StoryCorps App, tagged with the keyword ImmigrantStories. Your interview will be preserved in the StoryCorps Archive and at The Library of Congress.