Calm down you two. Your Father is only trying to help. Everything will be ok
Yeah, I want to stay back with all my friends
I'm doing this for the good of our Family
Come on Daddy, do we have go?
This is so unfair. We had to leave Luna behind for this
Be nice. This is for our own saftey
After I check your names off, I'll send you over to get a health screening
You'll be fine. You just feel queasy from the boat ride
Good afternoon, my name is Henry
jack, i'm not feeling so well
The Jones family was a very wealthy family that lived in Europe during the mid 1800's. Their family consisted of a husband (Eli) the wife (Laura), their two kids Jack and Clara, and their dog Luna. The Jones' had just found out that their religion was not being excepted, and want to avoid persecution. It was a hard decision, but they had decided it would be best for them as a family to immigrate over to America. This would mean leaving behind Luna, but she would be taken care of.
It's ok. Everything will be fine.
isn't there something we could do?
I'm sorry mam. You and your family will have to make a decision
Mommy what's going to happen?
The Jones family took sail on October 26, 1870. They settled out for America oversees in hopes for a safe journey.
In about four weeks time, the Jones' arrived at Ellis Island which would hopefully be their last stop before heading to America.
Everyone in the family except for Clara, passed the health screening. She was diagnosed with a bad case of tuberculosis. This meant that she would not be allowed to come into America. The family would have to decide wheter to leave her behind, or they would all have to travel back to Europe rising all of their lives. The decision wasn't going to be easy.
Laura talked everything through with Eli. They both decided that the right things was to go back to Europe and focus on getting Clara healthy again, no matter the risk. They set back for home on October 27, 1870 immediately taking Clara below ship so she could stay warm and make it through the ride.
The Jones' returned home on December 22, 2017. Clara was still recovering but everything else seemed to be going great. Luna graciously greeted them. They never got persecuted for their religion and remained faithful. They remained a happy family, and didn't have any problems to worry about anymore.