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Intersection: StoryCorps Comes To Orlando


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Jacqueline Van Meter. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE

The two- or three-minute conversations that you hear on StoryCorps on NPR Morning Edition on Friday mornings – intimate, moving vignettes from all over the country and people from all walks of life – are distilled from longer conversations that are recorded and archived at the Library of Congress. 

For the next month, the StoryCorps mobile recording booth housed inside an Airstream trailer will be parked at the Orlando Museum of Art to record conversations from the Central Florida community.

Mobile site manager Jacqueline Van Meter says at its heart, the StoryCorps mission is one of public service- allowing people to record an intentional conversation documenting whatever they want.

Click on the player above to listen to the conversation.


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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »

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