Story Corps Altoona: Benjamin Root Talks with his Daughter Paula Pimentel By EMILY REDDY • June 12, 2013 Related Program: WPSU's StoryCorps Tweet Share Google+ Email WPSU is traveling to towns across central and northern Pennsylvania to collect oral history recordings. In March, we stopped in Altoona. Paula Pimentel interviews her father, Benjamin Root. He talks about his childhood and his community involvement. Listen to other WPSU's Story Corps conversations.