On May 25, 1971, Jackie Miller and her husband brought home their son, Scott, whom they adopted. 37 years later, Scott brought his mother to StoryCorps, where they shared a conversation about Jackie's decision to adopt him, their profound love for one another, and Scott's trepidation at what the future holds. Funding Provided by: Corporation for Public Broadcasting In partnership with POV. Directed by: The Rauch Brothers
A Life Defined Not By Disability, But Love by NPR: Bonnie Brown who is intellectually disabled raised her daughter Myra as a single parent. Brown tells her daughter,"I am really thankful because you understand me, and you love me, and you accept me. And ... thank you for that. Myra says "I don't know, you kind of make it seem like I tolerate you — I love you. You're a good parent, and just because you're disabled doesn't mean that you do anything less for me." Listen to the story. #Love
Danny and Annie - This StoryCorps video tells the greatest love story ever. Funny, touching, and incisive, Danny and Annie are unusually thoughtful and candid in expressing their affection -- from their very first date to the time of Danny's death.
StoryCorps Veterans Day Special: The Unlikely Bond Between a U.S. Soldier & Two Iraqi Boys: Two years ago, StoryCorps launched the Military Voices Initiative recording the stories of post-9/11 military veterans and their families. And this Veterans Day, StoryCorps is releasing a series of animations and a radio special based on these interviews. We broadcast one of those stories stories told by Spc. Justin Cliburn, who deployed to Iraq with the Oklahoma ...
Short animated video: Nineteen-year-old Noe Rueda grew up on Chicago’s West Side. He is the oldest of four siblings raised by a single mom. As a boy, Noe watched his family struggle and decided to help. Noe told Alex Fernandez, his high school economics teacher, about launching his first business venture — selling discarded cleaning products from a nearby factory.
"Miss Devine" from StoryCorps. Cousins James Ransom and Cherie Johnson recall their fearsome Sunday school teacher, Miss Lizzie Devine, the only woman who had more power than their grandmother. Set in the small Florida town of the cousins' memories, this animation resounds with the joy of sharing stories with family.