old times


Ninety two-year-old Tensie Johnson and her daughters Vicki and Michele dropped by StoryCorps to reminisce about old times. Overwhelmed with laughter, they discuss the lively experiences they’ve shared living in Bayou La Batre, which has resulted in a blessed journey for the three women...             

Edited by Kierra Wright


Sisters Lillian, Joy and Mary have always loved their hometown of Gulf Shores, Ala. 

They reflect on their childhood on the Gulf at StoryCorps – growing up as the daughters of a fisherman and fond memories of their grandparents. The eldest sister, Lillian, shares how she married a shrimper and helped start the popular Gulf Shores Shrimp Festival, an event that has become a big tradition and has helped increase tourism in the town over the years...

Edited by Corey Carpenter