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Day: February 6, 2015

Meet the Lumiukkos

Meet the Lumiukkos

  In Siesta Key we met the Lumiukko Family:  Aquilo, Glacia and their daughter Stella-Maris. They belong to a minority of snowmen and -women in Florida. There aren’t many left in this region of the United States and those who remain have managed to adapt to the harsh climate. 300 years ago lots of snowmen and -women emigrated from Iceland and Greenland to the United States searching for a better life. Most of them stayed in Alaska or moved to Canada, but…

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