By brandon j.
Grade 9, Pennsylvania
Country of Origin: United States

Seymour Rechtziet was born i Lodz,Polan in 1912. Seymour Rechtzeit family thought it would be a great oppurtunity for him. World war I was just ending an it was a bad time in europe. Seymour Rechtzeit came to America on a big boat, across the Atlantic Ocean. It had took two weeks long and it was miserable.Immigrants with not much money was put in part of the ship called the steerage.It was crowded with a line of bunks on top of the other.There was many storms of raining,and about the time he got to New York he was ill.They arrived in New York,which he was dressed in a white suit on the deck,cheering along with everyone else at the awesome sight of the statue.The statue was a 151.1 ft high statue with a 4'6

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