The Icing on the Cake


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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.




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





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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