StoryCorps "Miss Devine" (2011)

Cousins James Ransom and Cherie Johnson reminisce about their inimitable Sunday school teacher, Miss Lizzie Devine.


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The Icing on the Cake

Blanca Alvarez and her daughter remember their first years in the U.S.

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A More Perfect Union

In the Jim Crow era, Theresa Burroughs fights for her right to vote.

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Sundays at Rocco’s

Rocco Galasso's building is demolished to make way for new apartments.

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The Road Home

After 40 years struggling with alcoholism, Eddie Lanier resolved to get sober.

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"Miss Devine" on DVD and iTunes

As featured in the first-ever StoryCorps special

Listening Is an Act of Love, the first-ever StoryCorps special, presents six stories from ten years of the innovative oral history project, including "Miss Devine".

DVD extras include 15 additional StoryCorps shorts and an interview with The Rauch Brothers.

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Tools We Used


Directed by

The Rauch Brothers

Art Direction

Bill Wray

Executive Producer

Dave Isay

Supervising Producer

Donna Galeno


Mike Rauch
Isaac Kestenbaum


Michael Garofalo
Lizzie Jacobs

Production Assistant

Nina Porzucki


Tim Rauch

Assistant Animation

David Sheahan

FX and Compositing

Gary Leib

Audio Produced by

Katie Simon
Michael Garofalo

Music by Fredrik

The Kora Records
published by House of Hassle

Funding provided by


In partnership with


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