Ups and Downs: Great Depression’s Imperfect Valor

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Immigrant Great Depression- Depression

Deacon Recalls His Immigrant Grandmother’s Gumption – and Discovers Her Struggle with Depression While he was growing up in Chicago, Deacon Don Grossnickle loved visiting his grandmother Maja, an immigrant from Sweden, and listening to her stories about her home country’s “enchanting winters, the Christmases, the sleighs, the horses, the beautiful lakes,” he recalled during aContinue reading “Immigrant Great Depression- Depression”

Positive Book Review: My Maja A Grandson’s Tribute (From Amazon)

Julie rates 5.0 out of 5 stars. Verified Purchase Reviewed in the United States on October 25, 2020 Memorable, moving tale of an immigrant woman’s resiliency and determination. This true, touching story chronicles a young Swedish woman’s journey from Sweden to America in the 1920s. Maja was born into a successful Swedish family which enabledContinue reading “Positive Book Review: My Maja A Grandson’s Tribute (From Amazon)”

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