StoryCorps Wilmington

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5:00 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Friday Feedback for September 20, 2013

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StoryCorps Wilmington
7:00 am
Mon September 16, 2013

From the StoryCorps Archives: Gina Gambony and Bob Workmon on what is Beautiful

Workmon and Gambony
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Just over two years ago, the StoryCorps mobile soundbooth came to Wilmington and recorded rich stories of family, heritage, and personal struggle. WHQR News is thrilled to bring this wonderful catalog of Wilmington back for a second look.

“This is who I am. Whatever issues I have...financial problems problems…strengths I have…however beautiful or ugly I am by social standards….This is who I am, I’m just going to kind of roll with it.” -Gambony

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StoryCorps Wilmington
7:00 am
Sat September 14, 2013

From the StoryCorps Archives: On Family -Maryann Nunnally and Daughter Julie Hardison

Nunnally and Hardison
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Just over two years ago, the StoryCorps mobile soundbooth came to Wilmington and recorded rich stories of family, heritage, and personal struggle. WHQR News is thrilled to bring this wonderful catalog of Wilmington back for a second look.

Maryann Nunnally and Julie Hardison speak about the stories from their family history. Nunnally recalls a death-bed teaching moment that her mother instinctively seized upon. 

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StoryCorps Wilmington
10:00 am
Wed August 28, 2013

From the StoryCorps Archives: An Online Dating Success Story

Jeffrey Terry and Karen Dash-Terry

Just over two years ago, the StoryCorps mobile soundbooth came to Wilmington and recorded rich stories of family, heritage, and personal struggle. WHQR News is thrilled to bring this wonderful catalog of Wilmington back for a second look.

In speaking of meeting his wife online, Jeffrey Terry says this: "[Her profile]  "was piercing, reaching through data, the internet, and distance." They exchange a number of emails before meeting in a coffee shop. It's a story of finding love in a digital age. 

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10:00 am
Mon August 26, 2013

From the StoryCorps Archives: A Flat Tire Leads to a Remarkable Love Story

Joann and Irving Fogler

Just over two years ago, the StoryCorps mobile soundbooth came to Wilmington and recorded rich stories of family, heritage, and personal struggle. WHQR News is thrilled to bring this wonderful catalog of Wilmington back for a second look.

Not having enough cash for a spare tire leads Irving Fogler to sleep an evening on a couch, and to the love of his life. “Within a month I was hopelessly in love with Joann.” He proposes to her in an unusual way, in an unusual setting. It’s another fine love story from StoryCorps Wilmington. 

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12:00 pm
Sun August 25, 2013

From the StoryCorps Archives: Susan Johnson is Inspired by her Aunt

Johnson

Just over two years ago, the StoryCorps mobile soundbooth came to Wilmington and recorded rich stories of family, heritage, and personal struggle. WHQR News is thrilled to bring this wonderful catalog of Wilmington back for a second look.

Speaking of her aunt’s business: “It was a man’s business, it wasn’t something that ladies did. She decided she was going to keep the business.” Listen to Susan Johnson speak about the inspiration and strength she takes from her aunt's example. Strength that has helped her as a business owner herself.  (April 27, 2011)

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11:32 am
Fri August 23, 2013

From the StoryCorps Archives: Melinda and Blaire Erwin on Sexuality

Melinda and Blaire

Just over two years ago, the StoryCorps mobile soundbooth came to Wilmington and recorded rich stories of family, heritage, and personal struggle. WHQR News is thrilled to bring this wonderful catalog of Wilmington back for a second look.

In this clip, Melinda and Blaire Ervin speak about sexuality and the community perception of sexuality. Speaking about life before coming out: ​“I shouldn’t have these feelings…it made me sad that I couldn’t be who I wanted to be.” Listen to the audio clip, a story of empowerment and feeling comfortable being yourself.

(April 20, 2011)

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10:30 am
Sat August 10, 2013

From the StoryCorps Archives: Stanley House on His Mother's Childhood Experience in Germany

Stanley House and Chris White

Just over two years ago, the StoryCorps mobile soundbooth came to Wilmington and recorded rich stories of family, heritage, and personal struggle. WHQR News is thrilled to bring this wonderful catalog of Wilmington back for a second look.

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7:30 am
Wed August 7, 2013

From the StoryCorps Archives: Rabbi Moshe Lieblich

Just over two years ago, the StoryCorps mobile soundbooth came to Wilmington and recorded rich stories of family, heritage, and personal struggle. WHQR News is thrilled to bring this wonderful catalog of Wilmington back for a second look.

Dana Sachs with husband Todd Berliner and Rabbi Moshe Lieblich speak about Lieblich’s arrival in Wilmington. Rabbi Lieblich describes his reception and acceptance into the Wilmington community: “I never new what grits was….for the most part I appreciated the warmth that people have….people are very friendly.” 

(April 14, 2011)

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StoryCorps Wilmington
7:00 am
Mon August 5, 2013

From the StoryCorps Archives: Truman Capote gets Arrested

Nancy Richardson and Laura Hunsberger

Just over two years ago, the StoryCorps mobile soundbooth came to Wilmington and recorded rich stories of family, heritage, and personal struggle. WHQR News is thrilled to bring this wonderful catalog of Wilmington back for a second look.

Former WHQR intern Laura Hunsberger and WHQR volunteer Nancy Richardson talk about Truman Capote. Richardson's mother detests Capote, and then she arrests him. Richardson describes the acclaimed author of In Cold Blood as "a nasty little man." 

(April 13, 2011)

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