Lena and Logan could think of no better way to officially start a podcast than with telling the story of how their grandparents met. This isn’t a story they knew, so Lena interviewed her sister, family historian and genealogist, Era Ephraim. This is a decades long bittersweet story that starts in the segregated depression era South and continues through the trying times of WWII.
Lena also tells two unbelievable stories about her uncle, Logan’s dad.
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Because That’s So Meet Cute is a true love podcast the tragic story we discussed of eleven members of Pampaw’s battalion was cut. However, it’s an important story that more people should know because the story of America’s Black WWII soldiers should be shared more. At the the outset of the Battle of the Bulge eleven members of the Army’s 333rd Field Artillery Battalion got separated and ended up in Wereth, Belgium. A family took them in, offering food and shelter. Tragically, a Nazi Sympathizer informed the SS of their whereabouts, which led to their execution. To learn more about these brave men:
Documentary: The Wereth Eleven