StoryCorps "To R.P. Salazar, with Love" (2011)

Rachel P. Salazar and Ruben P. Salazar were living 9,000 miles apart when a misdirected email brought them together for the first time.


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Sundays at Rocco’s

Rocco Galasso's building is demolished to make way for new apartments.

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A Good Man

After being kicked out of home for being gay, it took Bryan Wilmoth years to reconnect with family.

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Clean Streets

Two New York City sanitation workers talk about unexpected lessons learned on the job.

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The Nature of War

In Baghdad, National Guardsman Justin Cliburn made an unlikely friendship with two Iraqi boys.

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"To R.P. Salazar, with Love" 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 "To R.P. Salazar, with Love" 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
Alex Myung

FX and Compositing

Gary Leib

Audio Produced by

Jasmyn Belcher
Michael Garofalo

Music by Fredrik

The Kora Records
published by House of Hassle

Funding provided by


In partnership with


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