StoryCorps Tampa Bay

  • "Is it Hard Getting Old?"

    On this final installment, what more appropriate topic to discuss is there than aging? Ray Hoopes tells his son, John, the answer to "is it hard to get old?"

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  • Reflections

    Kyesha Robinson asks her mother, Rene Robinson-Flowers about her childhood- being a St. Petersburg native. She also asks her mother what is was like to go through school during the start of integration.

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  • Ageless Friends

    Friends Patricia Bailey and Norris Comer talk about their friendship transcending generational barriers—there’s almost 50 years of age difference between them.

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Last Week On StoryCorps® Tampa Bay

Kyesha Robinson asks her mother, Rene Robinson-Flowers about her childhood-- being a St. Petersburg native. She also asks her mother what it was like to go through school during the start of integration...more...

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.

Schedule:
Monday at 8:45 AM during Morning Edition and 5:44 PM during All Things Considered on WUSF 89.7

Produced By: Yoselis Hernandez

Recent StoryCorps® Episodes

Radio: Ageless Friends (July 10, 2015)
Friends Patricia Bailey and Norris Comer talk about their friendship transcending generational barriers—there’s almost 50 years of age difference between them. They tell us the story of how they met and what they think of the...
In this installment of StoryCorps Tampa Bay, Cora Royal tells her friend Clarice Pennington about her childhood—her favorite memory and the experience of segregation in St. Petersburg.
Radio: StoryCorps Tampa Bay: Escape (June 28, 2015)
In this installment, we hear from mother and daughter, Lucia and Alma Ayala, about the day Lucia decided to leave her abusive husband and travel with four little kids from Connecticut to Miami, Florida. Alma shares with her mom...
Radio: Sacrifices (June 19, 2015)
In this installment of StoryCorps Tampa Bay, Michael and Amy Facundo tell the story of how they met at a high school football game, and how their love grew out of the sacrifices they’ve had to make for each other.

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