I just read the latest Joseph Pentheroudakis column, (On the Wing, “1968,” May 2022), which brought back many memories of that time. Two years before him, in the summer of ’66, I had come from Sweden and boarded the Aurelia as well. The ship was filled with students from all over Europe. We were headed to Montreal via the St. Lawrence channel and later by bus to Ann Arbor where host families picked us up for a year of American life.
The next year we left from New York City on a Greek ship back to Europe. I swore I would never return. Ha! I had not seen much besides Flint, Michigan.
Cecilia Blomberg, Gig Harbor
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