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Stories of the human heart. A candid, unscripted conversation between two people about what's really important in life: love, loss, family, friendship. When the world seems out of hand, tune in to StoryCorps and be reminded of the things that matter most.

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On this extra holiday episode, Terri Van Keuren, Richard Shoup and Pamela Farrell remember how their father, Air Force Colonel Harry Shoup, started the holiday tradition of tracking Santa Claus on U.S. military radar in 1955. Lyne Lucien hide caption

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EXTRA: The Santa Tracker

On this extra holiday episode, Terri Van Keuren, Richard Shoup and Pamela Farrell remember how their father, Air Force Colonel Harry Shoup, started the holiday tradition of tracking Santa Claus on U.S. military radar in 1955. donate.storycorps.org/podcast

EXTRA: The Santa Tracker

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What happens when paralyzing fear stops you from following your dream? In our final episode of the season...Jim Von Stein has written 8000 songs, but almost nobody has heard a single one of them...until now... Lyne Lucien hide caption

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The Voice For My Song

What happens when paralyzing fear stops you from following your dream? In our final episode of the season...Jim Von Stein has written 8000 songs, but almost nobody has heard a single one of them...until now...

The Voice For My Song

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In the early 90s, teenagers LeAlan Jones and Lloyd Newman recorded a week of their lives on Chicago's South Side. Working with StoryCorps founder Dave Isay, LeAlan and Lloyd produced a documentary they called Ghetto Life 101, one of the most acclaimed programs in public radio history. In remembrance of Lloyd, who died this week, we bring you a special presentation of Ghetto Life 101. Russ Berkman/Russ Berkman hide caption

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SPECIAL: Remembering Lloyd Newman of Ghetto Life 101

In the early 90s, teenagers LeAlan Jones and Lloyd Newman recorded a week of their lives on Chicago's South Side. Working with StoryCorps founder Dave Isay, LeAlan and Lloyd produced a documentary they called Ghetto Life 101, one of the most acclaimed programs in public radio history. In remembrance of Lloyd, who died this week, we bring you a special presentation of Ghetto Life 101.

SPECIAL: Remembering Lloyd Newman of Ghetto Life 101

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In the second part of our Kalaupapa story, we hear how people exiled from society reconnected with family – and found a new community. Lyne Lucien hide caption

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The Last Patients

In the second part of our Kalaupapa story, we hear how people exiled from society reconnected with family – and found a new community. donate.storycorps.org/podcast

The Last Patients

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In this two-part special, we remember a community of forgotten people cast out to a remote Hawaiian island. Lyne Lucien hide caption

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A Dangerous Word

In this two-part special, we remember a community of forgotten people cast out to a remote Hawaiian island. http://donate.storycorps.org/podcast

A Dangerous Word

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Family names bind one generation to the next. But what if that name is lost? In this episode, a grieving family learns their legacy is being kept alive by a stranger from far away. Lyne Lucien hide caption

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One Who Is Understanding

Family names bind one generation to the next. But what if that name is lost? In this episode, a grieving family learns their legacy is being kept alive by a stranger from far away.

One Who Is Understanding

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We usually lean on our elders for wisdom and support... but sometimes it's the other way around. In this episode, we hear from queer men who found acceptance in one another. Lyne Lucien hide caption

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Seeing the Future In You

We usually lean on our elders for wisdom and support... but sometimes it's the other way around. In this episode, we hear from queer men who found acceptance in one another.

Seeing the Future In You

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Capt. Helen Perry talks with her husband, Sgt. Matthew Perry, about the impacts of Matthew's memory loss – and their enduring love. Lyne Lucien hide caption

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You're My Memory

Capt. Helen Perry talks with her husband, Sgt. Matthew Perry, about the impacts of Matthew's memory loss – and their enduring love.

You're My Memory

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In this episode, we share one couple's story of love and loss under the weight of substance abuse – told through different recordings, twelve years apart. Lyne Lucien hide caption

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Everything In Between

In this episode, we share one couple's story of love and loss under the weight of substance abuse – told through different recordings, twelve years apart.

Everything In Between

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In 2012, StoryCorps broadcast a conversation with a young woman involved in the murder of Mulugeta Seraw, a Black man in Portland, Oregon. A decade later, we revisit it to look at the ripples of racist violence, and a few people who fought to stop it. Lyne Lucien hide caption

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Ripples of Hate

In 2012, StoryCorps broadcast a conversation with a young woman involved in the murder of Mulugeta Seraw, a Black man in Portland, Oregon. A decade later, we revisit it to look at the ripples of racist violence, and a few people who fought to stop it.

Ripples of Hate

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