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Stories about the "Great Migration", which makes up the melting pot of our country, has always fascinated me. A friend told me about, Ilene, a distant relative who came across from Ireland during the potato famine. Apparently this relative was a small child at the time but her family sent her by herself. What kind of person does that make you in the world? A child, alone on Ellis Island, the gateway to America, in 1845? Fascinating...
Uploaded: December 7, 2007
Duration: 4m 42s