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The Meier brothers' nursery faces the edge of the Garzweiler II coal pit.
Six stories from 10 years of StoryCorps.
Noe Rueda tells Alex Fernandez about launching his first business venture.
In New York, 73-year-old Jackie Miller talks to her adopted son, Scott.
Gweneviere Mann talks to her boyfriend Yasir Salem about losing her short term memory.
A raw and revealing video diary by a Cambodian-born teenager who turns the camera on himse
Two teens self-document the trials of growing up too fast in urban America.
A modern-day love story of two very different people who meet and begin dating on Facebook
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Captain Kevin Paulson oversees the nation's first high school inside a Jail.
Michèle Stephenson and Joe Brewster discuss the making of American Promise.
Idris and Seun talk about how they see themselves at school and outside of school
Faculty discuss why Seun faced difficulty at Dalton Academy and Seun starts a new school.
Idris and Seun's parents discuss why they chose to send their sons to Dalton Academy.
Idris talks about going to Bar and Bat Mitzvahs of his peers at Dalton
Seun and Idris attempt to embody different understandings of success.
A tour and orientation at Dalton Academy.
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Indonesian death-squad leaders dramatize their roles in genocide
Meet Mayor Ed Koch, the quintessential New Yorker.
The son of a woman with early-onset Alzheimer's reconstructs her memories
A portrait of the four doctors in the United States providing late abortions
An unprecedented look at the dark underside of oil development
A filmmaker visits his childhood home: Ain el-Helweh refugee camp
Does sentencing a teenager to life without parole serve society?
A city in China can be rebuilt in two years, but can a lost community?