An Animated Vignette About Hanging Onto Your Real Name

By Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg

A nonfiction short from StoryCorps recounts how Mexican American students in a small rural town had to change their names to Anglicized versions in the 1950s -- that is, until Facundo Gonzales came along. The two-minute story, narrated by Ramon "Chunky" Sanchez, is brought to life by the Rauch brothers

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