When Ron Gospadarski and Manny Sosa arrive at someone's home, they're more likely than not to smell the stench of decomposing flesh and dried blood. By the time they leave a job several hours later, the team of cleaners will have restored the space to normalcy, erasing whatever trauma occurred.
Gospadarski and Sosa work for Biorecovery Corp., a crime scene and death scene cleanup company which was founded by Gospadarski. Although the team makes between $650 and $2000 for a day's work, their work is more than just a job.
This video was produced for the Multimedia Storytelling class at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in March 2011.