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StoryCorps: National Day Of Listening
Wednesday, 12/02/09
All Thanksgiving week VPR Commentators shared their stories in the spirit of StoryCorps' National Day of Listening.  Listen to their stories and take time to record the personal stories that enrich your own life.
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Lange: The Runaway Beer Wagon
Wednesday, 12/02/09
By Willem Lange
Inspired by the recent National Day of Listening, commentator Willem Lange has the story of his great-grandmother and the run-away beer wagon.
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Livingston: The Story Of The Sword
Tuesday, 12/01/09
By Judy Livingston
The recent National Day of Listening reminded commentator Judy Livingston of the story her father used to tell about how he came to be presented with a magnificent Samurai sword.
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McCallum: The Perfect Tree
Tuesday, 12/01/09
By Mary McCallum
Commentator Mary McCallum was inspired by the recent National Day of Listening, to retell one of her own family's favorite holiday stories.
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McCallum: Carving The Turkey
Thursday, 11/26/09
By Mary McCallum
As many people around the country participate in the National Day of Listening, commentator Mary McCallum has a family story in which the phrase "carving the turkey" takes on an entirely new meaning.
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Guyon: The Best First Impression
Friday, 11/27/09
By Annie Guyon
In the spirit of the National Day of Listening, commentator Annie Lawrence Guyon recalls a story often told during her family's Thanksgiving holidays - about the welcome they were given when they came to this country.
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Seamans: The Real Turkey Campaign
Wednesday, 11/25/09
By Bill Seamans
As part of the National Day of Listening, commentator Bill Seamans has the story of the missile cruiser and the Campaign for Real Turkey.
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Nadworny: Grandpa And The World Series
Monday, 11/30/09
By Rich Nadworny
Last Friday, people around the country participated in the second annual National Day of Listening. And that reminded commentator Rich Nadworny of a story about his grandfather's obsession with baseball.
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Martin: Dropping Off The Kids
Monday, 11/30/09
By Mike Martin
Last Friday, many people around the country participated in the second annual National Day of Listening - an event that reminded commentator Mike Martin of a story often told by his wife's family in France.
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Mares: The Life-Changing Gamble
Friday, 11/27/09
By Bill Mares
As people around the country take part today in the second annual National Day of Listening, commentator Bill Mares tells a story his father told him about a gamble that paid off handsomely.
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Schubart: When Elephants Grazed In Wolcott
Thursday, 11/26/09
By Bill Schubart
Commentator Bill Schubart grew up in Morrisville and has written about Lamoille County. He remembers a story, often repeated in his childhood, about the time when elephants grazed in Wolcott.
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Moats: Lena And The Lightning
Monday, 11/23/09
By David Moats
As part of the National Day of Listening, commentator David Moats shares the oral history from his family in which a great aunt may - or may not - have been hit by lighting.
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Doyle-Schechtman: Stuffing The Dates
Wednesday, 11/25/09
By Deborah Doyle-Schechtman
As part of the National Day of Listening, commentator Deborah Doyle-Schechtman has the story of a Thanksgiving family tradition everybody loved to hate.
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Luskin: A Plumbing Catastrophe
Tuesday, 11/24/09
By Deborah Luskin
As part of the second annual National Day of Listening, commentator Deborah Luskin tells a favorite family story involving a Thanksgiving challenge and an outhouse.
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Freeman: Capturing Moseby's Pants
Tuesday, 11/24/09
By Castle Freeman
As part of the National Day of Listening, commentator Castle Freeman has a favorite story from his own family that features a daring escape and a surprising souvenir.
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Hunter: There's Many A Slip
Monday, 11/23/09
By Edith Hunter
As part of the National Day of Listening, commentator Edith Hunter tells us about how a family tradition was born when an old car died.
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