Grandma, Is That You? by Sankar Chatterjee

Lisa Meyers arrived in Chicago for a friend’s wedding. Born and brought up in New York, she never visited Chicago before. Growing up, she learned how much she resembled her past grandmother who, fleeing Nazis, settled here. But no image of her grandmother existed. In between festivities, Lisa went out to explore city’s Museum of History. Once inside, she came across the room of “Diverse Ethnicities”. She located a vintage image displaying an early Jewish family.

Lisa looked intently at the image of the woman in the middle of front row. Her face lightened up, exclaiming “Grandma, is that you?”


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