This is the story of an unintentional immigration. James Fleming was an Irish sailor on a boat taking immigrants to New Orleans. In 1863, Confederate troops seized his ship, stranding him in the United States without money and leaving his relatives…
This is a family history, starting from a tragic family visit to Canada from Austria, and ending a few generations later in Atlanta, Georgia. Because of the different wars the family lived through, they were perceived differently in every community in…
Emanuel Rosetti fled Romania with the rest of his family after his father was disappeared by the government of Nicolae Ceausescu. After living in a Ukrainian refugee camp, his family joined relatives in Arizona, where Emanuel learned to fit in in his new…
This is about Nicholas Kalanick, who fled Ukraine to escape the rise of Stalin and the atrocities he inflicted upon Ukraine. He brought his family to Pennsylvania and worked in a coal mine and in a manufacturing plant for the war effort.
Louis Fiore moved to New York from Italy with his family after an economic downturn in Italy. He spent his life pursuing his passion of furniture painting, and was eventually able to open his own furniture painting business. He also started a family and…
Duncan McNab was born in Scotland in 1837 and taken to Canada when he was eleven. His mother and brother died from smallpox on the voyage. He farmed in Canada before moving to the United States, serving in the Union Army, and starting a family on land…
Adam Chisholm was born around 1695 in Scotland. Due to being a rebel soldier in the Jacobite Rebellion, he was exiled to the American Colonies where he worked as an indentured servant for seven years before starting a family.
This story is about Anja Cain, who grew up in West Berlin. Her parents were resistance fighters against the Berlin Wall, leading to their hardship and her mother's capture. Anja then met her husband through mutual friends and they moved to the United…
Deborah Bisazza was born in Italy to wealthy parents. She met Anthony Allen, an American, while studying abroad in France. They lived together in Italy before moving to the United States, where they married and started a family.
Conrad Oddoye was born in 1998 in the United Kingdom. His parents are both from Ghana, met at university in Cuba in 1988. In 2005 his mother, younger brother, and himself moved to Canada, followed by his father several years later.