When he was a teenager, Bryan Wilmoth’s father kicked him out of his family home after discovering Bryan was gay. Homeless and separated from his seven younger brothers and sisters, Bryan learned to survive on his own and went on to become the loving force that reunited his adult siblings as a family. Kick off #PrideMonth with our #AnimatedShort “A Good Man.”
This #MemorialDay, join us in remembering the men and women who died while serving our country. In 2005, Vietnam Veteran Allen Hoe attended Memorial Day services in Washington, D.C. He was there to honor the memory of his son, Nainoa, who was killed while serving in Iraq. In our #animation “The Last Viewing,” Allen tells the story of his chance encounter with a stranger who happened to know his son.
Tariq: You was the girl who was in my dreams. Tabinda: Yea, but I didn’t have that dream! Tabinda was working in a Manhattan hotel when she caught the eye of a fellow employee—Tariq Sheikh. Both were recent immigrants and neither spoke English well, but their relationship blossomed and they have now been married for 25 years. They came to StoryCorps to share their love story. #ICYMI on NPR Morning Edition, listen here: http://bit.ly/2eaqOfO Link
“I told you that one day, you were going to go here to Stanford.” Francisco Preciado began working as a groundskeeper at Stanford University in the early 1980s, often accompanied by his young son Frankie. Decades later, Frankie graduated from Stanford University. At StoryCorps, they talk about the time they shared together on campus. #ICYMI on NPR Morning Edition, listen here: http://bit.ly/1TQO9iW Link