Author: Annie Albin

2 different ancestors; 2 similar stories of hope

By Annie Albin The story of my immigrant history begins with two of my ancestors from two different sides of my family, both on boats to America and both hoping no one found them. One of those ancestors was Nick Delahamet, who would become my maternal great-great-great grandfather. He was born in Luxembourg and was only 9 when he was orphaned. By the time he turned 10, the uncle who was taking care of him told him it was time for him to make it out on his own. He moved to Paris and began working as a bricklayer...

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