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Little Boy’s Long Journey (1893)

New York, March 21.-A 10-year-old Russian immigrant, Antoin Kudenzski, arrived
here on Monday on the steamship Rhaetia. He was all alone and started for
Chicago with a ticket pinned to his coat. The little fellow left his home with
his father seven months ago. They reached Hamburg, where his father died of
cholera. The boy remained there until friends started him on his long journey
to America. He has a brother at Chicago who has promised to take care of him.

Contributed 25 Jan 2013 by Deb Haines
Source: Decatur [IL] Daily Review March 22, 1893