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Touring oral history project to make stop in Huntsville

Over 19,000 stories have been told in the project's ten year history. (Source: StoryCorps) Over 19,000 stories have been told in the project's ten year history. (Source: StoryCorps)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

If you or a loved one wants the chance to share some funny, touching, emotional or just plain entertaining stories about your life to anyone interested in listening, there is an event coming to the Rocket City made just for you.

StoryCorps is a traveling oral history project that has so far held over 19,000 recording sessions for people who want to talk about a defining moment in their lives and the loved ones who want to know more about each other.

Each recording made by StoryCorps is archived at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress in Washington DC.

Project representative Jordan Bullard and public radio station WLRH are scouting possible locations for the project's recording booth in advance of their tour stop in Huntsville this spring.

WLRH will host an open house Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at their studios on John Wright Drive at the UAH campus for those interested to learn more about the project.

Reservations for recording sessions will begin in late February, with recording dates set for March 11 – April 14. In the meantime, you can learn more about StoryCorps at their website.

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