November 22, 2010
In a recording for the national oral history archive StoryCorps, cousins James Ransom and Cherie Johnson reminisce about time spent at their grandparents' house in Bradenton, Fla. For the children, these visits included Sunday school at the local Methodist church. James and Cherie also remember their neighbor and Sunday-school teacher Miss Divine, who taught two generations of their family.
Hear the recording below and read NPR anchor Michele Norris' essay on discovering her own family's history.
by Michele Norris onNovember 21, 2010
The day after turkey is the National Day of Listening -- and an opportunity to record precious family stories, says NPR's Michele Norris.
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