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Prinzess Irene

The German ship S/S Prinzess Irene, which carried my grandfather and uncle to America in 1906. ¬†They never saw Italy again. ¬† The ship was seized by the U.S. Navy during WWI, renamed Pocahontas and turned into a troop transport. … Continue reading

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White Sands

before It wasn’t called White Sands even by those who lived there on dirt streets that dead ended north side of the creek. Houses where the eldest son never had his own room only a Castro Convertible to dream his … Continue reading

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