Maria Interviews Her Great, Great Aunts

I interview my great, great aunts, Ernestine DiLaureto and Henrietta Gardocki. They were born in the 1910’s and the 1920’s. We discuss their childhood, events that occurred in their lifetimes, and social norms of their time period.

Joy

I weave my life into the greater story of 1934 to the present, the Great Depression, rural America, the child games we played, while man I would marry fire bombed Tokyo,the second world war, repression of the 1950s,west coast jitters...

Gramma Duzzy, born 1924

My son, age 8, interviews my gramma, age 93. He was most interested in her husband at Pearl Harbor.