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Chuck's great-great-great grandfather...Frankie. A con artist. A West Coast family took him in after he convinced them he was from France and had been part of the French Resistance. After about six months, they found out he was merely French-Canadian...after he lost the little girl in a poker game. He fled back to Canada, where he became a gigalo and fathered 57 children.
The heartfelt-the joy of receiving a pair of shoes, 1947, following WWII "New Shoes" by Gerald Waller, Austria 1946 Six year-old Werfel, living in an orphanage in Austria, hugs a new pair of shoes given to him by the American Red Cross. This photo was published by Life magazine.