January 26, 2009; interviewed by Cheri (Stadler) Ryan
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Cheri Ryan, Alderwood Manor Heritage Association: It’s January 26th, 2009. I’m Cheri Ryan at the Alderwood Manor Heritage cottage in Lynnwood, Washington, and I’m doing an oral interview with—
Sandra Konikson: Sandra Forsgren Konikson.
CR: And I can call you Sandy?
SK: Yes, please.
CR: And Sandy, if you could give me your age and address.
SK: I am 69 and I live at [edited for web publication].
CR: And where—when were you born?
CR: And where?
SK: In Swedish Hospital in Seattle.
CR: And have you lived your whole life in Alderwood Manor?
SK: My whole life.
CR: And so, tell me about your family, about your parents. When did they come to Alderwood Manor? Continue reading