This typical early 1950s family portrait hung on the walls of a proud Cajun grandmother, even as the Bergeron family traveled as a Navy family and grew, as shown by the added cut-out at the bottom. Roy and Cotton Bergeron had four children, Richard (left), Germaine, Kathleen, and at the bottom, Estelle.
This typical early 1950s family portrait hung on the walls of a proud Cajun grandmother, even as the Bergeron family traveled as a Navy family and grew, as shown by the added cut-out at the bottom. Roy and Cotton Bergeron had four children, Richard (left), Germaine, Kathleen, and at the bottom, Estelle. Courtesy, the Bergeron Family
This typical early 1950s family portrait hung on the walls of a proud Cajun grandmother, even as the Bergeron family traveled as a Navy family and grew, as shown by the added cut-out at the bottom. Roy and Cotton Bergeron had four children, Richard (left), Germaine, Kathleen, and at the bottom, Estelle. Courtesy, the Bergeron Family

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