Monthly Archives: April 2018

Jens Hansen – Turning the Tide

Young Jens felt alone on the Oro Isle; alone as a boy could be. His mother and brother were taken in death, his father was gone, so you see His grandmother’s sister took him into her fold, but the fold … Continue reading

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Hans Sorensen – Modest in Heart and ‘Sole’

In 1847, on the north shore of Zealand, as Danish citizens fought for “freedom of press, and religion,” (1) fourteen-year old Hans Sorensen finished school and entered apprenticeship. That same year his mother and grandmother died. In 1849 the monarch … Continue reading

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