Blanca Alvarez and her husband risked crossing the border to immigrate into the U.S. and then struggled to make ends meet. They hoped to shelter their children from these harsh realities, but Blanca's daughter Connie reveals how much children can really see of their parents' lives—and the inspiration they draw from their struggles.

Credits:

Directed by: The Rauch Brothers
Backgrounds: Bill Wray
Producers: Mike Rauch & Lizzie Jacobs
Art Direction: The Rauch Brothers & Bill Wray
Animation: Tim Rauch
Audio Produced by: Katie Simon & Nadia Reiman
Supervising Sound Recordist: Jackie Goodrich

Music:

Fredrik
Label: The Kora Records
Publisher: House of Hassle

Alejandro Flores
Label: Alejandro Flores
Publisher: Alejandro Flores

Major funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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