StoryCorps "The Road Home" (2013)

Eddie Lanier struggled with alcoholism for over 40 years. Finally, after his 28th stint in rehab, he resolved to get sober.

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Behind the Scenes

© StoryCorps

“I guess it’s my turn, now.”

Eddie Lanier, Jr. (L), returns to StoryCorps and speaks with his friend, David Wright (R), about being unafraid to face the end of his life.

Recorded by StoryCorps in Durham, North Carolina


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"The Road Home" 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 "The Road Home".

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

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Credits

Directed by

The Rauch Brothers

Art Direction

Bill Wray

Storyboard

Stephen DeStefano

Executive Producers

Dave Isay
Donna Galeno

Producers

Mike Rauch
Lizzie Jacobs

Coordinating Producer

Maya Millett

Consulting Producer

Michael Garofalo

Production Assistants

Makeba Seargeant
Frank Gidlewski

Animation

Tim Rauch

Assistant Animation

Polly Guo

FX and Compositing

Gary Leib

Audio Produced by

Michael Garofalo
Jud Esty-Kendall

Music by Fredrik

The Kora Records
published by House of Hassle

Funding provided by

CPB

In partnership with

POV


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