From the bloggers at Outside Interests.
For more than a decade the StoryCorps project has been providing people from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to record, share and preserve their stories. “We believe every story matters,” states the StoryCorps website. “We do this to remind one another of our shared humanity, to strengthen and build the connections between people, and to teach the value of listening. We are creating an invaluable archive for future generations.”
In 2005 StoryCorps took this mission on the road in a factory-fresh Airstream trailer converted into a traveling recording studio. The new model currently on the cross-country tour is a 2007 26-foot Airstream International; one of their fleet of three. To learn more, Outside Interests caught up with Public Information Manager Emily Janssen—at the end of her 18-month tour of duty with the project—when StoryCorps rolled through Tucson.
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