The Adorable Story of How One Child’s Name Helped Latinx Students Resist Assimilation

What a difference a name can make!

Ramón “Chunky” Sanchez grew up in a small farming community in the 1950s, where teachers often Americanized the names of Mexican-American students.

“Facundo the Great” is an amusing short animation created by Rauch Brothers Animation for StoryCorps to capture the moment when a new classmate arrived and everything changed.

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The Editors at Everyday Feminism

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