finding your roots

My Father Was Found On A Train

Nanette Maclin April 2, 2012

My Father Was Found On A Train In Red Wing Minnesota. On November 11,1918. He Had Been Left Under the Seat In A Mans Shoe/Boot Box . He Was Taken To The Hospital In Red Wing,Where he was later Adopted By A Farm Family. We Have Never Been Able To Find Out Anything…A Real Mystery…The Only Thing The Train Conductor Said,”The Woman Who Sat In The Seat and Got Off Was Very Beautiful.” Theres More To The Story And Alot Of Speculation..What Has Been Found Is Interesting But Misterious. So We Have Never Known Where My Fathwer Came From Or Who We Really Are.Thank You For Reading A Little Of My Story.

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The basic drive to discover who we are and where we come from is at the core of the new 10-part PBS series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the 12th series from Professor Gates, the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard University and director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research. Filmed on location across the United States, the series premieres nationally Sundays, March 25 – May 20 at 8 pm ET on PBS (check local listings).

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