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Stories of the human heart. A candid, unscripted conversation between two people about what's really important in life: love, loss, family, friendship. When the world seems out of hand, tune in to StoryCorps and be reminded of the things that matter most.

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Stories of the human heart. A candid, unscripted conversation between two people about what's really important in life: love, loss, family, friendship. When the world seems out of hand, tune in to StoryCorps and be reminded of the things that matter most.

    You Can Fall, Just Don't Stay There

    You Can Fall, Just Don't Stay There

    In 1993, Los Angeles County firefighter Derek Bart saved a child from a house fire in Santa Clarita, CA. In our last episode of the season, we'll hear three different perspectives on that night, and how they all intersect nearly 30 years later.

    • 14 min
    Finding Where You Fit

    Finding Where You Fit

    All season long, we've heard from trailblazers at the top of their game in every field. In this episode, we mean that literally. We'll hear from three different athletes who shook things up on the baseball field and on the basketball court.

    • 18 min
    We Go Up Together, Or We Go Down Together

    We Go Up Together, Or We Go Down Together

    On this week's episode, we're remembering the final hours of Dr. King's life through the experiences of some of the people who were there at the time.

    • 16 min
    Sign Me Up

    Sign Me Up

    In this episode, Jeanine Menze and La'Shanda Holmes talk about becoming the first and second Black female pilots in the U.S. Coast Guard, what led them to the military, and ultimately, each other.

    • 12 min
    Go To The Clouds

    Go To The Clouds

    On this episode of the StoryCorps podcast, how three kids who once dreamed of outer space grew up to make their mark beyond Earth's atmosphere.

    • 15 min
    When Santas Stormed Macy's

    When Santas Stormed Macy's

    At the height of the AIDS crisis, Mark Woodley disclosed his HIV status and lost his job as a Macy's Santa Claus. In this episode of the StoryCorps podcast, Mark speaks with his friend Jon Winkleman about the moment they decided to take action.

    • 4 min

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