And how you can know about someone in that extended family, and then something comes up that makes them feel more real to you somehow. More flesh and blood than before.
|Crazy Joe Baribeau|
He then shared more links which I will share at the end of this post for anyone interested. And the photos! The stories. Suddenly the man that was an image on a coin was someone with drive, with a family, with a life that made an impact.
|Joe Baribeau seated in front of his Indian motorcycle|
|Joe Baribeau astride his Indian Motorcycle|
I love old photos. Even better is the story behind them. And when they lead to discoveries about family, it's something I feel thankful for. And once again the "interwebs" as a friend calls them, have been a place of connection. Both within my family and outside of it.
Have you ever made a discovery about someone in your family, or even in your circle?
Links if you'd like to explore more:
Antique Motorcycle Club of Manitoba
Motordrome/Leslieville Historical Society