A portrait of American life

StoryCorps shorts feature the extraordinary stories of regular Americans told in their own words.

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Making It

Noe Rueda grew up poor, and as a young boy had to help his family make ends meet.

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A Good Man

After being kicked out of home for being gay, it took Bryan Wilmoth years to reconnect with family.

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Me & You

Jackie Miller reveals a 37-year-old secret to her son.

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The Road Home

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

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Listening Is an Act of Love

Everyday people tell their extraordinary life stories in this half-hour special.

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Marking the Distance

After losing her short-term memory, Gweneviere Mann was forced to navigate life in a new way.

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Eyes on the Stars

Before becoming an astronaut, Ron McNair was a kid with big dreams in Lake City, SC.

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Sundays at Rocco’s

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

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Behind the Scenes

Press & Awards

“Must-see, can’t-miss, your-life-depends-on-it TV.”
—Richard Corliss, Time

“In the brilliant hands of the Rauch Brothers, we know StoryCorps has the potential to reach and impact an entirely new audience.”
—Dave Isay, StoryCorps founder

“Highbrow, brilliant.”
New York Magazine

3 Emmy nominations
14 million+ views online
Peabody Winner
2 Annie nominations


Listening Is an Act of Love on DVD and iTunes

Plus bonus animated shorts!

The first-ever StoryCorps special, Listening Is an Act of Love, presents six stories from ten years of the innovative oral history project, where everyday people share extraordinary stories of love, loss, and their daily lives.

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

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