‘StoryCorps’ program invites residents to tell their stories Locals share and record passions with National Public Radio

This summer, StoryCorps, a program heard on National Public Radio (NPR), set up its‘MobileBooth,’ pictured above, with NewHolly residents Sandy Tabor, Thu-Van Tran and her mother, Bau Le, who stopped by to record their life stories. A goal, said NPR, was to provide people of all backgrounds and beliefs the chance to share and preserve stories. Several dozen Seattle Housing Authority and area residents took part in the Seattle leg of StoryCorps’s recent tour. To listen to their stories and those recorded elsewhere around the country, visit https://storycorps.org.

This summer, StoryCorps, a program heard on National Public Radio (NPR), set up its‘MobileBooth,’ pictured above, with NewHolly residents Sandy Tabor, Thu-Van Tran and her mother, Bau Le, who stopped by to record their life stories. A goal, said NPR, was to provide people of all backgrounds and beliefs the chance to share and preserve stories. Several dozen Seattle Housing Authority and area residents took part in the Seattle leg of StoryCorps’s recent tour. To listen to their stories and those recorded elsewhere around the country, visit https://storycorps.org.

David Pelletier and woman

David Pelletier, a veteran and resident of Plymouth Housing Group, with Courtney Powell, an SHA community builder. “This experience was healing because for many years i wanted to tell a small piece of my life’s journey,” said Pelletier.

 

NewHolly residents and mother and daughter, Bau Le and Thu-Van Tran, record their conversation inside the mobile StoryCorps StoryBooth.

NewHolly residents and mother and daughter, Bau Le and Thu-Van Tran, record their conversation inside the mobile StoryCorps StoryBooth.

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