After contracting Hepatitis C through a blood transfusion, Lucinda
Porter became a nurse and advocate for people living with the disease.
In this week’s StoryCorps she speaks with friend and fellow Hepatitis C
survivor Alan Franciscus.
StoryCorps is one of the largest oral history projects of its kind.
Since 2003, StoryCorps has collected and archived more than 50,000
interviews from more than 80,000 participants. Each conversation is
recorded on a free CD to share, and is preserved at the American
Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. Millions listen to our
weekly broadcasts on NPR’s Morning Edition and on StoryCorps’ Listen Page. Learn more about StoryCorps here.