StoryCorps travels America, collecting and preserving the stories of our lives. Each conversation is housed in the Library of Congress, and many are broadcast on NPR’s Morning Edition, heard by millions of listeners each week. Told from the hearts, souls, and lives of individual Americans, these stories make us laugh, cry, think, feel, and know that we are all worth listening to and remembering.
Gayle and Frank Newby. They met on a triple blind date in 1950, had a three-day courtship, and honeymooned on $20.
Bobbi Côté-Whitacre and her wife, Sandi. At 19, they were totally in love and couldn’t tell anyone.
Tomas Kubrican and his wife, Carol Mittlesteadt. She thought he had a mental disorder; he made heart-shaped pancakes.
Elliott Reiken. He and his identical twin brother met and married identical twins.
Joe and Trudy Hunter. He was Ray Charles’ road manager; she was a back-up singer.
Hilda Chacón and her husband, Pedro Morán-Palma. They haven’t stopped talking in 20 years.
David Wilson. A plaintiff in the 2004 court case legalizing same-sex marriage in Massachusetts, David remembers the death of his first partner.
and much more.
Moving, uplifting, real-life stories from everyday Americans, gathered by StoryCorps and heard on NPR’s Morning Edition.
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