Life, Love and Lipstick

Life, Love and Lipstick

Ruth Parrish has lived to be 94 years old. In her nine decades alive, she’s learned a few things.
In this edition of StoryCorps Tampa Bay, Ruth talks with her daughter Paula Parrish about life, lipstick, and how to be happy.

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“When You Say You Love Me” by Josh Groban, from the album Closer
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:

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