A novel about Vivian, a young Irish girl sent by rail from a New York City tenement to Minnesota in the early 1900s. She was one of thousands of abandoned children sent to live with rural families for a better life. But not all ended up in loving homes.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
Andrew Carroll, founder of The Legacy Project, has spent the last several years promoting the preservation of letters of all kinds – from historically significant correspondence, to the shoebox of old letters you keep under your bed. He put out a call asking for copies of letters written in wartime, and the result is his latest book. Carroll talks about his project and presents some of the most outstanding examples from the 200 letters collected in the book.
For more information on preserving wartime correspondence, visit The Legacy Project Online.
- Andrew Carroll author and founder of The Legacy Project
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