Last Build Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 04:37:00 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 04:37:00 -0500When times were lean for Lutheran pastor John Marboe and his family, he took on shifts hauling trash. It's a job that reminds him that small and unnoticed things people do for others are valuable.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:02:00 -0500When Vernon Dahmer said publicly he would pay the poll tax for black people in Mississippi who wanted to vote, it started a chain of events that is still felt by his family today.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 04:37:00 -0500As a teenager, Kayla Wilson talked to her grandma about her mom's incarceration in 2006. Now an adult, she and her mom discuss those days and how the experience changed them.
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 04:42:00 -0500For 15 years, Fred Taylor Jr. apologized for a living. It was a "sorry" job, but someone had to do it, and for Taylor it became a way of life.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 04:39:00 -0500Sixty years ago on Christmas Eve, Judy Charest met Harold Hogue and his co-worker, Jack Knox, because the two men were in the right place at the right time.
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 04:27:00 -0500A father talks to his daughter about growing up poor in Mexico and the challenges he overcame that make him able to provide her a life filled with opportunity.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 04:37:00 -0500An effort to cover up a schoolyard incident led to decades of regret for Joseph Linsk. "The event never left me," he says, as he reveals a secret he has been keeping since the 1930s.
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.