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yesterday at 21:14. Facebook
In the U.S., we incarcerate more people per capita than any other nation in the world — at present, over two million. Upon release, these people will be tasked with rebuilding their lives under the long shadow of the justice system.
On the #podcast, stories about life after incarceration from people who still feel like they're doing time, via the StoryCorps Justice Project.
In the US we incarcerate more people per capita than any other

StoryCorps 502: One Iota of Light

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yesterday at 18:16. Facebook
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Clara Sanchez
Lucy Fay Pinkerman
Bethany Kopp
StoryCorps
StoryCorps
05/22/2017 at 17:51. Facebook
By day, Bartolo Mosqueda worked at a plumbing supply company. By night, many people flocked to his backyard to seek his services as a healer. His son Carlos and granddaughter Cindy remember the impact Bartolo made in their community. #MondayMotivation
By day Bartolo Mosqueda worked at a plumbing supply company By night

Carlos Mosqueda and Cindy Mosqueda

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Daisy Mosqueda
Jose Gonzalez
Kathy L Olmstead
StoryCorps
StoryCorps
05/21/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Noe Rueda started working when he was eight to help his family. His entrepreneurial talents helped prepare him to become the first person in his family to go to college.
Polly Wolking Polley
Anna Harrington
Oscar Torres
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StoryCorps
05/20/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
While trying to navigate American and Vietnamese cultures of parenting, Theresa Nguyen thinks she could have been more lenient while raising her daughter, Stephanie. But that doesn't mean she's not proud of her.
While trying to navigate American and Vietnamese cultures of parenting Theresa Nguyen

Theresa Nguyen and Stephanie Nguyen

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Lan Wilson
Thuyen Nguyen
Cindy George Cherry
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StoryCorps
05/19/2017 at 19:52. Facebook
We’re looking for our next Director of Strategic Engagement & Custom Services. Could it be you? Apply to join the team! #pubjobs
Were looking for our next Director of Strategic Engagement Custom Services Could

Work at StoryCorps

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Laura Johnson
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StoryCorps
05/19/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Robert Howard II grew up in the shadow of his father, a larger-than-life character who was killed in action during the Vietnam War.
#ICYMI on NPR Morning Edition, he remembers with his mother, Roberta, what it was like to grow up without his dad.
Robert Howard II grew up in the shadow of his father a

Roberta Vincent and Robert Howard II

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Ann Chee You Anhalt
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StoryCorps
05/18/2017 at 21:43. Facebook
Many people come to StoryCorps to tell the stories that have shaped their lives. Robert Howard II’s story begins during the Vietnam War, when his father was killed in action. Friday on NPR Morning Edition, he remembers what it was like to say goodbye to his dad.
Many people come to StoryCorps to tell the stories that have shaped
Ann Chee You Anhalt
Colleen Hannakan
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StoryCorps
05/18/2017 at 18:35. Facebook
The late, great oral historian Studs Terkel was a champion of those who had never thought of themselves as important, asking them to reflect on their lives, their work, and their world. His work has been an inspiration and guiding light for StoryCorps.
This week on the #podcast, an interview with the man himself from 2005.
The late great oral historian Studs Terkel was a champion of those

StoryCorps 501: Studs Terkel Day

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Sandra Langston
Harley Hill
Paul Melrose
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StoryCorps
05/17/2017 at 15:49. Facebook
When Rogelio Martinez was planning on running away from his abusive family members, his high school dance teacher, Lisa Moya King, decided to take him into her home. For your dose of #WednesdayWisdom, learn how Rogelio ended up teaching Lisa more about herself.
When Rogelio Martinez was planning on running away from his abusive family

Rogelio Martinez and Lisa Moya King

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Angela Hunter
Shelly Green
Betty Yount Gardner
There are only a few hours left in the Listening Challenge! Last chance to give now and double your impact, thanks to a matching gift from the generous Esther Choy.
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There are only a few hours left in the Listening Challenge Last
Share your response with us in the comments! #TalkingTuesday
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Jessica Grant Jørgensen
Michael Stohlin
James Halliday
"What has happened to the human voice?”
A message from one of our heroes, the late oral historian (and early StoryCorps participant) Studs Terkel, on his birthday.
Yuan Kelly
Coco Loco
Chris Jones
When volunteer Kenny Thompson learned that 66 kids couldn’t afford a hot lunch at his school and were being ostracized by their peers, he decided to do something about it. #MondayMotivation
When volunteer Kenny Thompson learned that 66 kids couldnt afford a hot

Dakota Gibson, Gary Barber, and Kenny Thompson

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Kate Van Gilder
Dora Cruz
Danelle Joseph
Congratulations to the institutions that were awarded the Institute of Museum and Library Services' 2017 National Medal for Museum and Library Service today! We’re looking forward to hitting the road and recording stories with each of them.
Here's a selection of voices we recorded with 2016's winners.
Congratulations to the institutions that were awarded the Institute of Museum and

It’s a Wrap: 2016 National Medal for Museum & Library Service Honorees

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“Even though our situation is unique, I am happy that I am in it, because I am happy that I am with you.” Bonnie, who was born with an intellectual disability, is interviewed by her daughter, Myra. #ThanksMom
Connie Jones
Siobhan Hassett Ordorica
Chanté Crisantes Garcia
There are only three days left in the Listening Challenge!
If StoryCorps has ever made you laugh, cry, or feel more connected to others, join us now to help ignite a culture of listening.
⇒ bit.ly/ListeningChallenge
There are only three days left in the Listening Challenge
This #MothersDay, take time to appreciate your mom by listening to her story. Record it with the StoryCorps App to preserve it in The Library of Congress, and tag it with the keyword “ThanksMom”.
Here are some questions to get you started.
This MothersDay take time to appreciate your mom by listening to her
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Robin Kane Shainess
Katie Fallon
Weekend reading: through stories of profound joy and sadness, courage and despair, struggle and triumphs, Mom: A Celebration of Mothers looks across a diversity of experience to offer an original portrait of motherhood. bit.ly/MomBook
Weekend reading through stories of profound joy and sadness courage and despair
After giving birth, Sarah was told told her that her baby had a rare genetic disorder and was given a choice — to try to raise a child who might not survive, or leave her at the hospital since she wouldn’t live long. That baby was Yomi, who, at the time of this recording, was about to celebrate her 45th birthday. #ICYMI on NPR Morning Edition.
After giving birth Sarah was told told her that her baby had

Sarah Churchill and Yomi Wrong

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Christina Martinez
Erica Rigby
Amy Beintum