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How Mon-Oncle France came to Les-États

How Mon-Oncle France came to Les-Etats

A story by Michael Parent from 1940-50

Michael Parent told a story about how his Uncle came to the United States.

Mon-Oncle France came to the United States by selling sandwiches on the train to pay for his tickets. He was also the person to lay the last brick in the big chimney in a big mill in New Ispwich, New Hampshire. He was a hero in the family.