Reunions to Remember

Here's how to create a family gathering that's fun for the whole family to enjoy--even the kids

Louis Albert traveled from Shostakovich, Russia, to Omaha, Neb., in the early 1900s at the age of 14. Life would be good in Omaha, assured an immigration officer in Galveston, Texas, where Louis initially landed. He was right. Ten years later, the newcomer had earned enough to get his sisters Celia, Dora and Riva to the States as well. Together they would form the roots of the Albert family tree in the nation's heartland--one with long branches that would eventually stretch from Los Angeles to Denver to Mendham, N.J.

Last summer, 42 of the family descendants converged on Omaha to pay...

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