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From Ireland to Michigan

Alpena, Michigan

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How did your family come to live in your town?

Speaker 1: "My grandma, Pat, always tells stories about how her parents had moved from Ireland. They were looking for a place to settle and they stayed in Michigan, because there was lots of good farmland there. Lots of trees for wood. How she always had to go out and farm in the morning and tend to the crops and stuff."

Speaker 2: "So, that was in Alpena or did they come from another community?"

Speaker 1: "No. They're in Bay City. She's in Bay City right now."

Speaker 2: "Okay."

Speaker 3: "We drove (inaudible 00:00:36) miles to get here."

Speaker 2: "You drove how many miles?" Speaker 1: "Three hours to get there."

Speaker 2: "Wow."

Speaker 1: "Three hours"

Speaker 2: "Well, welcome. We're happy to have you. So, let me do the ..."

 

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