I’d say my grandmother was a mail-order bride. Amalie Windt was born in East Prussia. At age 18, she became a Red Cross nurse in Berlin. She and another nurse bought boat tickets for America, arriving May 9, 1914.
Beverley Groen Johns
Nancy Noble, Bend, Ore.
own path on the wall. As if that’s not enough excitement, she studied magic and became Buffalo’s only female magician in 1932.
Laurie Galbo, North Tonawanda, NY
Linda Smetzer, Walnut Creek, Calif.
Gene Kuechmann, Vancouver, Wash.