StoryCorps is an independent nonprofit whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives. Since 2003, StoryCorps has collected and archived more than 40,000 interviews from nearly 80,000 participants. Presented here are favorites from past visits alongside stories being collected now at the booth in Chicago. Produced by WBEZ, with interviews recorded by StoryCorps.
NEW: Beginning in May 2013, you can record interviews with your family and friends right here in Chicago at the new StoryCorps StoryBooth, located at the Chicago Cultural Center. Click here for full details and more information about making a reservation.