StoryCorps:Father's Day Special

Friday, June 14 at 1pm and Sunday, June 16 at 12 noon

The fourth special in a series of programs produced from StoryCorps' visit to Athens in the fall of 2018 has a Father's Day theme.  Enjoy these conversations recorded by StoryCorps and produced by WUGA.  These conversations produced in Athens will be archived in the Library of Congress.

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After suffering a stroke four years ago, Kennedy Packer admits that his short-term memory is not as strong as it used to be. Luckily, his long-term memory seems untouched, and in this story, he tells his daughter Maggie Packer about his own father and family members who impacted his life. StoryCorps Athens stories were recorded locally at the StoryCorps mobile booth at the Athens-Clarke County Library in the fall of 2018. StoryCorps is part of a national initiative to record and preserve the stories of everyday people. All of the interviews were produced locally by Morgan Frey.

StoryCorps: Father's Day Special

Jun 12, 2019

The fourth special in a series of programs produced from StoryCorps' visit to Athens in the fall of 2018 has a Father's Day theme.

Athens StoryCorps:Bob Guy and Kathryn Birch

Jun 12, 2019
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Bob Guy served in the Army for 27 years before changing gears to become a middle school teacher. Here, you’ll hear him tell his daughter Dr. Kathryn Birch about what he learned in those early years of teaching and how his students continued to teach him years later. StoryCorps Athens stories were recorded locally at the StoryCorps mobile booth at the Athens-Clarke County Library in the fall of 2018. StoryCorps is part of a national initiative to record and preserve the stories of everyday people. All of the interviews were produced locally by Morgan Frey.

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Most of us have experienced that uncomfortable first date, but it’s doubtful many have experienced quite the date Bill Bracewell had with his now-wife. Here, his daughter Alison Bracewell McCullick makes him relive this story one more time, much to his chagrin. StoryCorps Athens stories were recorded locally at the StoryCorps mobile booth at the Athens-Clarke County Library in the fall of 2018. StoryCorps is part of a national initiative to record and preserve the stories of everyday people. All of the interviews were produced locally by Morgan Frey.

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Ten year-old Juliet Cannarella brought her father, Dustin, to the StoryCorps mobile booth to talk about, in Juliet’s words, their “crazy family.” The pair discuss their hopes and dreams and the family’s fun traditions. Here are Juliet and Dustin. StoryCorps Athens stories were recorded locally at the StoryCorps mobile booth at the Athens-Clarke County Library in the fall of 2018. StoryCorps is part of a national initiative to record and preserve the stories of everyday people. All of the interviews were produced locally by Morgan Frey.

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