Family

Finding Friends and Strangers in Old Family Photos

A jigsaw puzzle with many missing pieces and no idea what the finished puzzle should look like

As I related in other recent stories, I have been going through a large box of old family photos that had been given to my sister by our aunt, my father’s sister. In the box were old photo albums, and a number of manila envelopes with loose photos, letters, and drawings. It has been fascinating and educational to see these reminders of my forebears and…