Sunday, July 26, 2009

STOWAWAYS: A GENEALOGICAL MYTH

"My grandfather's arrival to the country is not recorded because he traveled as a stowaway in a ship", is one of the most common myths in family stories, and simultaneously, one of the most false asseverations. Based in the lack of familiar information, or in the emotive or romantic what is to picture the story in this way, the myth is repeated by generations, and many times is far from the reality. What is inconsistent about the "stowaway myth"?

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