Finding Out I’m Not German, Just in Time for Oktoberfest

“You are German…you hail from the Motherland…we’re not exactly sure where or when, but the name was Americanized and you are German.”

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So I believed until a few months ago. Knowing our heritage and embracing it was very important to my late father, even though, as far as I know, he never did any genealogy work. Whether or not he┬áhad a choice in where he was stationed, I have no idea, but Continue reading “Finding Out I’m Not German, Just in Time for Oktoberfest”