The StoryCorps mobile booth is in Austin this month, and we’re bringing you some of the stories that are being recorded there. Locally recorded stories will air on Monday and Wednesday mornings during Morning Edition and archived here.
Joe Shaffer, 85, recently sat down with his grandson, Jerry Smith. To Jerry, his grandparents are known as “Ayee” and BB. Ayee shared some memories and some advice.
This piece was produced for KUT by Michael Lee with interviews recorded at StoryCorps, a national nonprofit with a mission to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs the opportunity to record, share and preserve the stories of our lives.