One family shares how a father-daughter relationship was damaged and repaired over the years.
Best friends, both originally from Bangalore in southern India, visited the StoryCorps Atlanta Booth to give thanks for their American Dream.
Sheila Zachariah and her son Zach Johnson have a conversation about her decision to leave India 50 years ago.
Karen Marie Mason of Atlanta lived with breast cancer for over a decade before the disease took her life. Listen now as she explains to her friend Kiplyn Primus why she chose to chart her own path with the disease.
It was scary in 1961, for the 3 young men set to become Georgia Tech’s first Black students. And it was scary in 2020, for Marcus and Justin, who were accepted to Georgia Tech’s Executive MBA program during the COVID-19 pandemic. Marcus asks Justin about that first day.
Dr. Dale Strasser has treated many polio survivors over the year, including Shirley Duhart-Green. Strasser asks her to talk about some of her experiences having survived polio from the age of two and a half.
In the 1960s, Betty Swims was a young widow with four children to support. It wasn’t easy, and she didn’t always know where or how she’d get the money. She tells her son Roger about it.
Georgia-based Brits Adrian and Rosemary Woolfitt discuss his childhood in Brighton, East Sussex, England.
Maddy Frey of Atlanta and Tom Tjomstol of Woodstock, Georgia are strangers with different political views who came together to record a conversation.
Sydia and Danny Bell remember the day an ordinary dad became a superhero.
For over 50 years, native Atlantan Herman J. Russell made it his business to build a Black owned business empire. In this conversation, fellow entrepreneur Kiplyn Primus asks Russell's son Michael about his not-so-ordinary family.
37 years ago this week, NASA’s Space Shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after takeoff. The disaster occurred when an O-ring seal failed to function properly. In this conversation, Barbara Ann Creamer talks with her grandfather, Pat Patterson, about his work on the space shuttle.