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An important lesson on immigration from a foreign land

 

Judy Weiser traveled half way around the world to learn an important lesson about the actions then-Sen. John F. Kennedy and the brave decision he made in 1958 to help refugees from a natural disaster.

My adult daughter and I recently traveled to The Azores, an archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean about two hours by air from Portugal and four and half hours from Boston. Reading travel books and articles about the Azores intrigued me. The geology of volcanoes and earthquakes fascinated my daughter.

We purposely chose to be away from the United States over the time of the Inauguration of the 45th President. We needed the adventure to lift our spirits.

Top of our “must see” list on the Island of Faial was the Capelinhos Volcano and Lighthouse. Capelinhos erupted over a 13-month period dur...



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