Portland Student’s Family History Reveals Displaced Community’s Resilience

Brookelyn Grant (white dress) with her extended family at the Waverly Senior Center in Portland on Oct. 22, 2023 (CT Examiner).


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PORTLAND — When Brookelyn Grant was in third grade, her teacher gave her an assignment: Write about your ancestors and your family history. So she went to talk to her Aunt Gracie, the oldest living r...

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Emilia Otte

Emilia Otte covers health and education for the Connecticut Examiner. In 2022 Otte was awarded "Rookie of the Year," by the New England Newspaper & Press Association.