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Video: The Last Sunday Supper At Rocco's

In this animated short from StoryCorps, Nicholas Petron remembers his grandfather, Rocco Galasso, who moved to New York City from Italy with the hopes of making a better life. For 18 years, Galasso served as owner and superintendent of an apartment building where much of his family resided — until the day they were given notice that their building faced demolition to make way for new apartments. As Petron remembers, that's when everything changed.


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