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The Letter

December 1, 2014 | 4:09

Rebecca Murga's film tells the heartwarming story of a little girl who writes a letter to Santa asking him to bring her mother home for Christmas.

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  • The Letter
    Watch Rebecca Murga's film here.
    Rebecca Murga's film tells the heartwarming story of a little girl who writes a letter to Santa asking him to bring her mother home for Christmas.
    Episode 1  | 
    4:09
  • Yellow Ribbon
    Watch Donre Walker's film here.
    Donre Walker's heartwarming, emotional story celebrates the power of hope starring Tamala Jones (Castle).
    Episode 1  | 
    6:40
  • A Homecoming
    Watch Donna Bachler's film here.
    Donna Bachler's film is the story of a young veteran who excitedly awaits the return of his best friend, the warrior and hero he served with.
    Episode 1  | 
    4:53
  • The Dance
    Watch Ryan Curtis' film here.
    Ryan Curtis' film features a touching story about a young soldier who's determined to surprise the girl he loves with the dance they never had.
    Episode 1  | 
    6:40
  • Laughter Under Fire
    Watch Colin Wells' film here.
    Colin Wells' powerful documentary-short shows firsthand the power of laughter under extreme conditions.
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    6:28

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  • Donna served in the U.S. Army (1999-2011). Currently, she is a freelance writer and is inspired by every person who raises their right hand in defense of freedom. Watch Donna's film now! Read More »

  • Ryan served as an U.S. Army Engineer for eight years (2001-2009). Ryan’s goal is to direct and produce television and feature films. He is driven by structural and visual aspects of storytelling. Watch Ryan's film now! Read More »

  • Colin served in the US Army from 2008-2012 as an Infantryman and was deployed with Operation Enduring Freedom.Originally from Hollywood, California, he is a writer and aspiring filmmaker. Watch Colin's film now! Read More »

  • Donre served in the US Army from 2001-2012. He currently resides in Compton, California and is a Military Liaison for Columbia College Hollywood helping veterans pursue their dreams of working the film and entertainment industry. Watch Donre's film now! Read More »

  • Rebecca served in the U.S. Army (2004-2013) as a Public Affairs officer and currently resides in Los Angeles. She is an independent filmmaker and just finished directing her first documentary film. Watch Rebecca's film now! Read More »

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  • Heroes Work Here
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  • Veterans in Film & Television
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  • Got Your 6
    Learn more about this campaign that unites the entertainment industry with top veteran-focused nonprofit organizations.
  • American Corporate Partners
    ACP is dedicated to assisting veterans in their transition from the armed services to the civilian workforce.
  • Toys for Tots
    The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver a message of hope, through a new toy at Christmas, to less fortunate youngsters.