Greek-American Stories: Possessions

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At Dixon’s, that Sunday, the subject was about their first days in America and how few were their possessions.

John began. “My uncle and I were on the ship that landed in New York harbor and it was winter. It was really cold. Between us we had about $20, and not much else. Luckily, my uncle, who was a tailor by trade, found a good job at a tailor shop. He took care of me until I found a job. It …

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