Above - Sitting on the original benches in the Great Hall
Above - Statue of Liberty framed by a door in the Great Hall
Above - My first view of the Statue of Liberty
Hello. A couple of weeks ago while attending a national teacher of the year workshop in New York City I was able to visit a location that I knew I needed to visit at some point in my life - Ellis Island. My grandfather, Henry C Langhorst, immigrated to America in 1924 as a 26 year old German who knew no English and came through Ellis Island. I spent about 5 hours soaking in the history at Ellis Island on September 30th and recall the experience in my podcast. It was an emotional experience for me and I was moved to tears on several occasions that day. I have also included some pictures and a video from my Flip video recorder.
Direct link to Podcast #158 - Visiting Ellis Island - MP3 Audio File
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