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The Story of Us, NC: A PBS American Portrait Story

Watch Now: The Story of Us, NC

This year, PBS asked people across the country to share short stories about their lives in order to inspire a nationwide conversation about what it really means to be American today. In this half-hour special, over a hundred North Carolina voices share their story and what makes us all a part of the American story.

The Story of Us, NC is streaming now on the PBS Video App.

PBS American Portrait is an ongoing, evolving initiative that asks you, and people all over the country, to submit your individual stories by responding to one of a number of thought provoking prompts. Whether it’s joy or sorrow, triumph or hardship, family traditions you’ve followed for decades or just the chaos of the morning school run, we want to put together a picture of life as it’s really lived, today. It’s a chance for you to give us a glimpse into your life, and a chance for you to be heard.

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