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Sep 14, 2018 - Alflen Cousins

So the whole reason I wanted to come to Germany was to visit Alflen, where our Irmen great grandparents immigrated from in 1891. I had been able to locate a 3rd cousin named Walter through an internet search. He and his family are now the only Irmens left in Alflen, a town of only 600 people. I sent Walter a snail mail letter last spring and his son Tim responded that his dad, Walter, did not speak English, but he said Walter would welcome a visit from me anytime. I explained to Tim that I wanted to meet their family and to learn anything I...

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