A portrait of American life

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

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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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Facundo the Great

A Mexican American student thwarts teachers' attempts to Anglicize his name.

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A Family Man

Samuel Black fondly recalls his father's hard work and tough love.

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To R.P. Salazar, with Love

A misdirected email sparks a long-distance relationship.

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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

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