Edith Jones and Lynne Brown
August 19, 2010 StoryKit

Edie is a 95-year-old woman who emigrated from Wales in about 1925. She arrived first in Montreal and spent the first few months in Canada and eventually made it to the United States. Her father was killed in WWI when...

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