StoryCorps "Facundo the Great" (2012)

Ramón 'Chunky' Sanchez grew up in the 1950s when it was common practice to Anglicize the Mexican American students' names. But Chunky remembers a new classmate who stumped the teachers.


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Listening Is an Act of Love

Everyday people tell their extraordinary life stories in this half-hour special.

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To R.P. Salazar, with Love

A misdirected email sparks a long-distance relationship.

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A More Perfect Union

In the Jim Crow era, Theresa Burroughs fights for her right to vote.

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She Was the One

Richard Pecorella remembers his fiancé who died in the 9/11 attacks.

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"Facundo the Great" on DVD

Plus the first-ever StoryCorps special, and 14 more shorts!

This DVD collects the first-ever StoryCorps special, Listening Is an Act of Love, and "Facundo the Great" along with 14 additional shorts. In these cartoons, everyday people from little towns and big cities across America share extraordinary stories of love, loss, and daily life.

Bonus interview with The Rauch Brothers.


Tools We Used


Directed by

The Rauch Brothers

Art Direction

Bill Wray


Stephen DeStefano

Executive Producers

Dave Isay
Donna Galeno


Mike Rauch
Lizzie Jacobs

Consulting Producer

Michael Garofalo

Production Coordinator

Maya Millett


Tim Rauch

Assistant Animation

Erica Perez

FX and Compositing

Gary Leib

Audio Produced by

Nadia Reiman

Music by Fredrik

The Kora Records
published by House of Hassle

Funding provided by


In partnership with


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