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Choose a portrait of the volunteers above, click on it, listen to the story — and be inspired.
Then share your own story:
Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs give their time and talents to make the world a better place. And while changing the lives of others, they are changing their own lives.
Many of these volunteers have powerful stories to tell — stories of courage, humor, trials, triumphs and, above all, inspiration.
AARP's Create the Good arranged the recording sessions. Each of 20 volunteers was interviewed by a person important to the storyteller or by a volunteer interviewer.
The conversations were recorded by StoryCorps, which has collected more than 30,000 interviews and preserved them at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress.
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