Grandma Rozzie

When my grandma was 17 years old, she made up her mind that she wanted to leave her friends, family, and home in Munkacs, Hungary,¬†and emigrate to America. Her parents wouldn’t have it. So she did it anyway. It was 1937.

Here’s the photo from her US Certificate of Naturalization:

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I could spend the entire rest of my life trying, and I’d never catch up to being this poised, this collected, this cool.

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