In the Jim Crow era, Theresa Burroughs fights for her right to vote.
Two New York City sanitation workers talk about unexpected lessons learned on the job.
In Baghdad, National Guardsman Justin Cliburn made an unlikely friendship with two Iraqi boys.
Travis Williams returned from Iraq, the lone survivor of his entire 12-man squad.
A Vietnam vet whose son died in combat in Iraq, finds comfort in a chance encounter.
Noe Rueda grew up poor, and as a young boy had to help his family make ends meet.
After being kicked out of home for being gay, it took Bryan Wilmoth years to reconnect with family.
Jackie Miller reveals a 37-year-old secret to her son.
After 40 years struggling with alcoholism, Eddie Lanier resolved to get sober.
Everyday people tell their extraordinary life stories in this half-hour special.
After losing her short-term memory, Gweneviere Mann was forced to navigate life in a new way.
Before becoming an astronaut, Ron McNair was a kid with big dreams in Lake City, SC.
Rocco Galasso's building is demolished to make way for new apartments.
A Mexican American student thwarts teachers' attempts to Anglicize his name.
Samuel Black fondly recalls his father's hard work and tough love.
A misdirected email sparks a long-distance relationship.
On September 11, 2001, the Vigiano brothers died saving others at the World Trade Centers.
On the morning of September 11th, Michael Trinidad called his ex-wife, Monique, to say goodbye.
Two cousins reminisce about their inimitable Sunday school teacher, Miss Lizzie Devine.
Richard Pecorella remembers his fiancé who died in the 9/11 attacks.
A strong-willed grandmother tells her life story.
Oral historian Studs Terkel on what has been lost in modern life and where he sees hope for our future.
Blanca Alvarez and her daughter remember their first years in the U.S.
Danny and Annie Perasa tell the story of their twenty-seven-year romance.
A twelve-year-old with Asperger's Syndrome interviews his mother.
A WWII vet remembers a German soldier he killed at the Battle of the Bulge.