A Perfect Post: Take a parent, add politics and mix well.
This is one of my favorite pictures of my parents - it was taken shortly after their engagement in 1963 - and is a perfect depiction of a young couple, living in America, at that time. Except, they weren't American citizens. My parents immigrated during the Hungarian Revolution in 1956 and met for the first time here, in New Jersey, on a blind date. They carried green cards, worked whatever jobs they could get and learned to speak English by listening to radio commercials and watching television show, like and Gunsmoke and Bonanza. Except, they were more like: "Huh-dee, parrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrt...nehrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!"... Read more →