The View from the North: A Romance that Began in Mexico City


Anne Morrow Lindbergh and her husband Charles Lindbergh. Photo: Vermont Humanities

By SILVIO CANTO, JR.

Today, June 22, we remember Anne Morrow Lindbergh, who was born in New Jersey on this day in 1906.  She died in 2001.

In the late 1920s, Anne Morrow met Charles Lindbergh in Mexico City

Her father, Dwight Morrow, was the U.S. ambassador to Mexico at the time.

At the time, Anne was a college student and Lindbergh was touring the world after his historic flight to Paris.

Anne’s life was never the same after meeting Charles.

They were married in 1929.

Anne was a very accomplished aviator in her own right, as well as a of nonfiction and poetry books, including “The Gift of the Sea,” an inspirational book for women that has been heralded as a foreshadower of the green movement.

She was also the mother of children, including their first son who was kidnapped and tragically found dead in 1932.

Silvio Canto, Jr. is a Cuban-born U.S. citizen who teaches English at a north Texas college. He is the author of the book “Cubanos in Wisconsin” and has a daily online radio program and blog dealing with U.S. and Latin American politics, as well as sports and historic events, and is a regular contributor to American Thinker.

…June 22, 2020

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