How Far is Too Far Removed?

I don’t recall how I stumbled upon the information that led me to Anna, but her married surname rang a bell. I’d seen it on a passenger list, connected to a man who was coming to America to see his sister. The passenger (Johan Gustaf ~ line 8 below), and the sister he was joining…

Good Teeth Gone Bad

She thought her dentures were looking a bit dingy. So she soaked them overnight. In bleach. In the morning, those artificial teeth were white alright. And so were the artificial gums. So she painted the gums with Mercurochrome. My dad remembered this [anonymous] aunt’s teeth as downright frightening. I can see why.