“As a journalist, I interview and write about newsmakers – but in my family, the real newsmaker was just an ordinary girl who had the courage ... to leave everything she knew and start all over again in America." – Christine Romans
See Romans trace her history from Iowa back to Denmark, where she learns her great-great-grandmother was a risk taker and a giver.
The Danish Archives collects and stores historic sources and makes them available to the public.
Almost all of the documents revealed on Christine Romans journey is found online.
If you have lineage that dates back to Denmark, go online to www.sa.dk for more information!
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