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Tagged With: Ellis Island

Arrival to the United States of America

I had meant to post this blog on the exact anniversary of my grandfather’s arrival to the United States of America- June 1, 1928.  Unfortunately however, with my current work in Bulgaria taking up more hours in the day than actually exist, I have already missed a few intended postings.  My reasoning amuses me as … Continue reading »

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Ellis Island – Part 2, “A New Year”

New Years are about new beginnings.  Often, they are about our resolutions for the year ahead but sometimes they come with the opportunity to make a completely fresh start in life.  Occasionally, we are not even aware of the magnitude of the possibilities which some new beginnings present as they are enshrouded in a protracted … Continue reading »

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Ellis Island – Part 1

A few years before my father passed away I met my parents in New York for a little reunion.  I flew in from London, where I’d lived for ten years by then, and they took the Amtrak Express up from Washington, D.C. to meet me.  We’d first been to New York together when I was … Continue reading »

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