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StoryCorps Oklahoma

By KOSU

Founded in 2003 by Dave Isay, StoryCorps has given more than 450,000 people — Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs, in towns and cities in all 50 states — the chance to record interviews about their lives. As part of its cross-country MobileBooth tour, StoryCorps recorded interviews in Oklahoma City from February 8th to March 9th, 2018. Listen to some of those stories here.

  1. 1.
    'I Never Wanted To Burden People': He Won't Let His Injury Define Him11/14/2018
    4:26
  2. 2.
    More Than A Dozen Years Later, A Mother Strives To Catch Her Daughter's Killer10/31/2018
    4:46
  3. 3.
    Eating Sushi Helped Him Learn The Unwritten Cultural Norms Of His Spouse's Family10/24/2018
    3:42
  4. 4.
    'I'll Just Keep Praying With You': An Unconditional Friendship Despite Spiritual Differences10/17/2018
    4:08
  5. 5.
    'I Can See The Goodness In You': Daughter Strives To Be Like Her Mother10/10/2018
    3:21
  6. 6.
    'There Is A Bond Between Homeless People': Seeing The Blessings Of A Nomadic Life10/03/2018
    4:20
  7. 7.
    Her Family's Formation Gives Her Hope For The Future09/26/2018
    4:10
  8. 8.
    'She's There When I Need Her': A Special Bond Between An Athlete And A Coach09/12/2018
    4:24
  1. 9.
    'You're My Sister, Forever': How Adoption Changed Both Their Lives08/29/2018
    4:28
  2. 10.
    'I Was Lost': Overcoming Addiction, Crime & Homelessness To Give Back08/22/2018
    4:38
  3. 11.
    'Mayberry Was Much More Sophisticated': Growing Up In Rural Oklahoma in the 1950s08/15/2018
    3:55
  4. 12.
    'Don't Save This For Posterity, Just Save Your Posterior': Communication During the Vietnam War08/08/2018
    4:22
  5. 13.
    Changing How People Feel About Themselves, One Haircut At A Time08/01/2018
    4:19
  6. 14.
    Her Interracial Marriage Opened Her Eyes To Racism07/25/2018
    3:40
  7. 15.
    'I Am Grateful That I Had You In My Life': An Aunt And Niece Reflect On Good Times, Hard Times07/18/2018
    4:22
  8. 16.
    'I Want To Fight With You, But I Can't Fight For You': A Teacher And Student In Pursuit Of A GED07/11/2018
    3:57
  9. 17.
    'I Want To Be President When I Grow Up': A Boy Expresses Love For His Country06/27/2018
    4:30
  10. 18.
    A Former Oklahoma City Police Officer Recalls His Career Of Three Decades06/20/2018
    4:14
  11. 19.
    'Is This What I Want to Be Doing For The Rest of My Life?': Changing Careers To Fight Homelessness06/13/2018
    4:25
  12. 20.
    'Getting High Didn't Make Anything Better': A Mother And Daughter Look Toward A Hopeful Future06/06/2018
    4:27
  13. 21.
    'How Did You Find Out About Being Black?': Growing Up In The South During The Sixties05/30/2018
    3:18
  14. 22.
    Oklahoma Veteran Makes Sure Fallen Soldiers Have a Little Piece of Home05/23/2018
    4:00
  15. 23.
    Moore Tornado Survivors Revisit That Fateful Day05/16/2018
    4:23
  16. 24.
    A Mom Finds Herself Again After Returning From Iraq05/09/2018
    4:10
  17. 25.
    'There Was No End To The Dirt': A Tale of Dust Bowl Survival05/02/2018
    4:03
  18. 26.
    Pride In Being The Daughter of Vietnamese Immigrants04/25/2018
    4:04
  19. 27.
    A Father And Son's Evolving Relationship04/18/2018
    4:18
  20. 28.
    Parents Navigate Childhood Leukemia04/11/2018
    4:11
  21. 29.
    A Texan & A Kurd Found Love, Then Had To Tell Their Family04/04/2018
    4:22

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