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Daughter loses dad to suicide
Mar. 7, 2014
A Chicago law student learns the terrible news by phone, then gains a greater perspective on illness, abandonment, and the will to live.
Near tragedy tests young love
Feb. 28, 2014
A young couple who planned an adventurous, fun first summer together finds things don’t go quite according to plan.
Yo Sally! Remembering a U of C math legend
Feb. 21, 2014
Professor Paul Sally said even as a kid, "I loved to tell people about mathematics until I was blue in the face, and they were so tired they couldn't stand it anymore."
Former Weather Underground leader on raising feminist boys
Feb. 14, 2014
Bernardine Dohrn, a militant anti-war activist who went on to become a prominent advocate for children in Chicago, talks about her ‘greatest unanticipated joy’ of raising three boys.
Couple survives year full of cancer
Feb. 7, 2014
The year before Carly and Larry Zabinski started dating was difficult. Her Mom was diagnosed with brain cancer. Then Larry found out he had a form of cancer himself.
Young Chicago man finds personal growth in face of family tragedy
Jan. 31, 2014
A University of Chicago student learns to see his parents in a new light after family health crises.
Mexican father gives Chicago sons big surprise
Jan. 18, 2014
Jose Franco Rubio’s sons knew they were getting Bulls tickets for Christmas. They didn’t know their Dad planned to fly in and join them at the United Center, minutes before the game.
StoryCorps: A father's apology
Dec. 20, 2013
After a two-year absence from his family, a father returns with an apology.
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