StoryCorps: Athens Stories

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StoryCorps visited Athens, Georgia from October 14 through November 11, 2018.  The visit was a project of WUGA FM and it was hosted at Athens-Clarke County Library.

Enjoy some of the stories recorded during their stay.  We'll be broadcasting and posting more stories in the weeks ahead.

StoryCorps kickoff on October 14, 2018 in Athens.
Credit Photo: J.Sanders

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Retired Dean Paul Kurtz was Judge Lawton Stephens’ professor in law school at the University of Georgia, and they have since become good friends. In this conversation, they trade stories about memories they have from growing up and the times they have shared together. StoryCorps Athens stories were recorded in Fall 2018 in the StoryCorps Mobile Booth at the Athens-Clarke County Library. These interviews were recorded as part of a national initiative to record and collect the stories of everyday people.

Athens StoryCorps: Natalie and Brian Glaser

Dec 19, 2018
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In this conversation between father and daughter, Natalie Glaser asks Brian Glaser about his grandparents. Brian talks about the impact his grandparents had on everyone around them. StoryCorps Athens stories were recorded in Fall 2018 in the StoryCorps Mobile Booth at the Athens-Clarke County Library. These interviews were recorded as part of a national initiative to record and collect the stories of everyday people.

Athens StoryCorps: Liz and Mike Conroy

Dec 19, 2018
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When Mike Conroy met his future wife, Liz, he had another woman in his life—a beloved dog named Maybelle. In this conversation, Mike and Liz talk about Maybelle’s role in bringing the couple together and the profound impact she had on their lives. StoryCorps Athens stories were recorded in Fall 2018 in the StoryCorps Mobile Booth at the Athens-Clarke County Library. These interviews were recorded as part of a national initiative to record and collect the stories of everyday people.

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