My paternal grand parents came from Lithuania (they were Catholics) and maternal from Germany (Lutherans). All but one was raised in poverty on small farms. Three were illiterate. As far as I know all came here before 1915. They too heard of streets paved in gold and found something different as did your grandparents. But they made it.
I just have to post this. Hitler was a homicidal megalomaniac. We all know that. If a God existed he could have taken Hitler out as a child and no one would have known. Millions of lives would have continued on...
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