His Parents Live On

His Parents Live On

Ronald Porter is a 30-year-old educator whose parents were a huge influence on him both personally and professionally, even though his mother died when he was just 12 years old. In this edition of StoryCorps Tampa Bay, Porter talks about his mother’s free spirit, her outlook on life, and how both his parents live on inside him all these years later.

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“Soliloquy” by Peter Ciluzzi, from the album Music Without Words
This week's StoryCorps Tampa Bay was produced by Yoselis Ramos
StoryCorps is one of the largest oral history projects of its kind. Since 2003, StoryCorps has collected and archived more than 50,000 interviews from more than 80,000 participants, and this past January StoryCorps spent a month in St. Petersburg recording the stories from your Tampa Bay friends and neighbors. For more information, please visit: http://storycorps.org/

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