The Salt Series: A Dove Supreme by Brian Gersten

January 7, 2012

Every day for the past eight years in Portland, Maine, a man by the name of Starr Sarabia has followed the same routine: each morning, before he goes to work at Mercy Hospital, he rides his bike to Congress Square Park to feed and play with his pigeons.

This piece was produced at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, Maine.


Brian Gersten is a recent graduate of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies. He is a freelance writer, documentarian, rapper, actor, and basketball historian. Both Brian and Bill Murray grew up in Wilmette, IL and did their undergraduate studies in the state of Colorado. Coincidence? Brian currently resides in Chicago, IL.