I became acquainted with Roberta Estes through her genealogy blog but this story is a timely reminder that the past CAN repeat itself. and we are all responsible for seeing that it doesn't.
"During my recent overseas adventure, I visited both Nuremburg, Germany and Budapest, Hungary, among other locations. These two cities, especially in combination, were intensely moving. My husband’s family immigrated from the Austrian-Hungarian empire in the early 1900s. The area had been ravaged by multiple wars followed by desperate economic strife and geographic displacement of the…"