half slavic: Donald Trump, the 45th U.S. president, is a second generation German-Scot two nationalities that happen to be the first and 10th most common in the United States, according to Toronto Star. Trump's mother and grandparents arrived in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th century from Scotland and Germany. That is as true of presidents as it is of newcomers reciting naturalization oaths across the United States today. Two of his three wives are relatively recent arrivals from Eastern Europe and four of his children are half Slavic. Besides interviewing people who knew them, I wanted to capture the history and rhythm of life in areas where the Trumps have roots, and so I wandered, sampling food, culture and ambience. Last fall, researching a book on the women of the Trump clan, I set off on a three-week dash to the remote corners of Europe from where the Trump family hails. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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