Worth Repeating

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San Antonio is a city of stories.

Texas Public Radio launched Worth Repeating to find and share these stories.  San Antonio will celebrate its 300th anniversary in a few short years and unlike its contemporaries Chicago, New Orleans, Boston, and New York, this city's stories are largely unknown. TPR wants to help change that by getting its residents to tell their stories and recognize how important they are even if they don't read like a movie script.

During our season once a month, 7 storytellers will have 7 minutes to tell a true story from their life around a common theme.

Think This American Life or The Moth, but sourced from your friends and neighbors. Public Radio tries daily to educate San Antonio about the world, now we want San Antonio to tell us about itself and its people.

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To capture the experiences of the city and its residents, we have enlisted the help of an inaugural group of community members to assist us. You can find out more about this Storyboard here

Leveraging the volunteer Story Board's knowledge of San Antonio, we can encompass a vast swath of the community. But we will need more than that, we will need your help as well. 

To submit your story, or to rat out a friend you think would be great click here and send us an email.

Listen Back To Season One:

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Jesse Campos

Marie Bunch tells us about the coolest uncle she ever had, his violent temper, and how she will never understand the choices made next. 

Jesse Campos

Pope John Paul II came to the United States in 1993. Eddie Vega was a teenager living in McAllen and had never been out of Texas. His church group goes and takes him with. While there he tells this story of a march that may never end, a lost friend, and how he befriended a group of Spaniards.

Family and food are the big stars in this story from Diane Abdo. Diane never thought she would cook the way her mother and aunts and grandmother could. She takes us through her history of preparing the family dishes and how food played such a big role in her family life.

This track was recorded at the December 6, 2016 Worth Repeating with the theme "Never Say Never." Worth Repeating is Texas Public Radio's live storytelling event series.

Jesse Campos

Dom is that enthusiastic guy. He is that guy with the perma-grin. He is that guy that who sees the silver lining. He traces some of that attitude back to a moment when he was 14 years-old and he lost his leg...well...some of it anyway.

Jesse Campos

Brad was two marriages in when he called it quits in this funny story about love, heartbreak, and a map he wanted to fill with pushpins.

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