Last Build Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2016 04:48:00 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2016 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 04:48:00 -0500"What is life without hope? Even an iota of light can go a long way," says Robert Sanchez, a social worker who served 15 years in prison. He found that guiding light when he met minister Fred Davie.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 08:38:00 -0500When Leslye Huff first told Mary Ostendorf's mother about their relationship, she took it badly. But things didn't end there. Over a decade, friendship — and even love — bloomed between the three.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 04:41:00 -0500When Saboor Sahely left Afghanistan for the U.S. in 1978, he bore a lesson with him: love for his community. Now a restaurant owner in Utah, he has given out free Thanksgiving meals for 26 years.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 04:43:00 -0500Ditch the political conversation this weekend and try StoryCorps' Great Thanksgiving Listen project, where kids interview their elders about their lives.
Sat, 19 Nov 2016 17:21:08 -0500StoryCorps has a mission to collect audio conversations. Founder Dave Isay is asking younger listeners to record Thanksgiving conversations with their elders using the StoryCorps app.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 04:36:00 -0500When her mom gave her bed to a family less fortunate than theirs, Alicia Beltrán-Castañeda was upset. But the moment offered a lesson — one that, decades later, she's passing on to her own daughter.
Sat, 12 Nov 2016 08:40:13 -0500Since the Vietnam Veterans Memorial opened, visitors have left hundreds of thousands of items there. Meet the veteran who collects and catalogs them — and finds in them a chance to salvage the past.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 04:43:00 -0500For veteran Hartmut Lau, getting through the Vietnam War depended on a clear directive: "You perform the mission that you're given." But finally, after decades, he opens up about a devastating moment.
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 04:46:00 -0400It's a tale as old as time: Father is conservative, daughter is liberal — and family gatherings almost always descend into bickering. Cue StoryCorps for a little election-season family therapy.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 04:28:00 -0400Carmen Pacheco-Jones lost custody of her children due to her drug addiction. But she resolved to "let them know they're worth fighting for." Now clean, she recalls those dark days with her daughter.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:36:00 -0400When he asked her out, she needed a pocket dictionary — and two whole days — to respond in English, on a napkin: "Yes, OK." Decades later, the two immigrants are still together — and still in love.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 04:41:00 -0400Two veterans met in court last year: a man who violated his probation and the judge who sentenced him. But it was the judge's decision to visit his fellow veteran's cell that changed them both.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 04:30:00 -0400A Native American woodcarver, crossing the street with his carving knife, was killed when an officer mistook him for a threat. "I want them to know him the way I did," his brother says.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:38:00 -0400When Charles Roberts shot and killed five Amish girls in Lancaster, Pa., 10 years ago, his parents were devastated. But the Amish community forgave their son and has since embraced the Robertses.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 04:29:00 -0400When Idella Hansen and Sandi Talbott got started in trucking, women were a rarity in big rigs. Now they've got nearly 9 million miles in the rearview mirror, and they won't hear of retirement.