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Blog series by oldnovice updated 702 days ago 1 part 979 reads 6 comments total

Part 1: 60 years in the U.S.

702 days ago by oldnovice | 6 comments »

My brother and I celebrated our 60th year in the United States of America! Unfortunately our parents did not see this milestone although they were looking forward to this celebration. Our family landed in NYC knowing no English (Dad had a few lessons of British English which did cause a few issues) and having less than $5 in U.S. cash. We were sponsored as part of the WWII refuge program and crossed the Atlantic, in 11 days, in a converted WWII troop carrier. My Dad told us that he ca...

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