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Since 2013, Storyworth has helped people write their life stories— the big stories and the small ones. On this podcast, our real-life writers volunteered to share their stories publicly... with you.

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Streeter Family, do you have any forever gifts?

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In this very special Father's Day episode, Krista sits down the with entire Streeter family: David and Ginny, plus their kids Libby, Reuben, Kayle...
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Jim, have you ever hopped a freight train?

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This week, Krista meets James Allen and his wife Nancy, who spent the mid-70s to early 80s pursuing an unusual hobby: train hopping....
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Frances, what did you learn from your mother?

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In honor of Mother's Day, Krista sits down with Frances Chow, whose mother married into a polyamorous family in 1940s China....
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Hey Michael, what's your go-to story?

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This week, Krista sits down with Michael Carvalho, who spent seven years as a police officer and detective in El Paso, Texas....
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Hey Myrna, is there anything your parents forgot to mention?

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This week, author Myrna Bell reflects on her family's hidden past and the impact it had on two generations of her family....
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Donna, what was the Greatest Generation?

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In this episode of the Storyworth Podcast, Krista talks with Donna Katz about her inspiring grandmother Sadie and the sacrifices she made to suppo...
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Steven, what was your grandpa like?

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This week, Krista is joined by Steven Steinberg, who reads a touching letter written by his Grandpa Jake more than 40 years ago, just after the bi...
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Jill, have you ever felt alone?

Storyworth | S:3 E:9
You'll never guess who took Jill to dinner....
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Laura, have you ever lived through a hurricane?

Storyworth | S:3 E:8
Today, we dive into the thrilling and sometimes terrifying experience of growing up in Baton Rouge during hurricane season....
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Walt, have you ever fallen in love at first sight?

Storyworth | S:3 E:7
In honor of Valentine's Day, we share a story of love at first sight....
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Joan, who did you go to prom with?

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In this episode of the Storyworth podcast, writer Joan Maxwell shares the hilarious and somewhat traumatic events surrounding her senior prom....
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Bryan, have you ever pulled a prank?

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In this episode of the Storyworth podcast, an author tells us about his family of pranksters, and what it was like growing up together in rural Pe...
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Melissa, what’s a favorite holiday memory?

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In this episode of the Storyworth podcast, we share a nostalgic story about the first time our author ever saved up enough money to buy a Christma...
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Suzi, what's the best Christmas gift you ever gave?

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In this heartwarming episode of the Story Worth Podcast, host Krista Baum introduces us to Susie Bevan, a writer and illustrator who shares a touc...
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Barbara, who was your first best friend?

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In our Thanksgiving episode, the author shares a touching story about a lifelong friendship that she is endlessly grateful for....
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Carol, do you have any love letters?

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In honor of Veteran's Day, we're sharing a collection of love letters sent between newlyweds during World War II....
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Father’s Day Special 2023

Storyworth | S:1 E:10
We’re sharing some less-conventional stories this time around– stories that go a little deeper than usual, and explore the man behind the incredib...
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Mother’s Day Special 2023

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We’re celebrating Mother’s Day with three beautiful stories read by their authors, from the joy of becoming a grandparent to ushering a beloved mo...
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Season 2 Finale: Short Stories

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We’re celebrating the end of our season with stories read by their authors – tales of childhood triumph, mischief, and adventure....
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Larry, what were you like in high school?

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The more things change, the more things stay the same, trends come and go and technology evolves, but the social hierarchy of high school is a tri...
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Scott, how did you ring in the new millennium?

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If Y2K means anything to you, you may have been worried about what would happen at the stroke of midnight. Today’s author had bigger problems to t...
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Sandy, how did you discover your new family?

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In this week’s story, one woman discovers her mom’s secret, and some new family....
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Don, what was becoming a parent like?

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Every parent remembers the day of the positive pregnancy test, right? It’s hard to imagine things going wrong– until they do....
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Jill, what was your most awkward date like?

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Dating sites can be overwhelming for anyone, but especially for those taking a chance on love later in life....
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Dave, did you ever get in trouble at school?

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This week’s story may sound all-too-familiar if you’ve ever attended a Catholic school....
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Donna, How did you fix your storytelling problem?

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If you’ve been in a relationship with someone for a long time– whether that be romantic, platonic, or familial, you’ve likely heard that person’s ...
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The Halloween Special

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Let’s get spooky! We’re celebrating Halloween with a chilling special, sharing some of our favorite stories of brushes with the unexplained, the u...
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The Father's Day Special

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We’re celebrating Father’s day with an episode all about the men in the family – from tales of baseball games and grilling on the back porch, to t...
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The Mother's Day Special

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Celebrate Mother's Day with an episode all about moms....
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Season Finale: Short Stories

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Our season one finale is a little different. On this episode, you’ll hear a medley of our favorite short stories read by the Storyworth writers th...
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Janine, how has your life turned out differently than you imagined?

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Today’s story is a personal one: one woman’s journey through the ups and downs of single motherhood....
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Sam, what’s the scariest thing that’s ever happened to you?

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A routine business trip abroad took a dangerous turn in Russian airspace for Storyworth writer Sam Duran....
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Jean, what was life like on the ranch?

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The end of WWII brought unexpected consequences for Storyworth writer Jean Troy's family....
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Mary, what’s the most selfless thing you’ve ever done?

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In 1968, amid the Vietnam conflict, Storyworth writer Mary Holloway discovered she was pregnant....
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Bob, what is the strangest thing that’s ever happened to you?

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Today’s story has everything you’d find in a classic crime novel. Vehicles set ablaze, murder weapons recovered from unlikely places, and conflict...
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Charlotte, what is the bravest thing you’ve ever done?

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Today’s story is every mother’s worst nightmare: being stranded in the woods with three young children at sundown and with no food, no tools and n...
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Carol, what was it like the first time you fell in love?

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Storyworth writer, Carol Short, shares the tale of her first kiss at a Junior Red Cross training turned boisterous house party, with all the thril...
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Introducing: The Storyworth Podcast

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Since 2013, Storyworth has helped people write their life stories— the big stories and the small ones. On this podcast, our real-life writers volu...
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