This picture was taken by your grandfather in 1975, moments before he and your grandmother arrived in NY to start their new lives in the USA.

Great Great Grand Father before immigrating:

-Director of the National Library in Madrid, Spain.
-Spanish Philologist at the Royal Spanish Academy.
-A key contributor to the Spanish Scientific modernization movement of the twentieth century.
-In charge of a special secret military mission to hide and save French National treasure in the Spanish mountains from the Nazis who would soon invade France.

Great Great Grand Father after immigrating:

-Taught at Columbia University in the linguists' department.

Grand Parents before immigrating:

-Recently graduating from university.

Grand Parents after immigrating:

-Grandfather- professor of large animal science at Clemson University
-Grandmother - lab technician at the bioengineering lab at Clemson University. Then a school teacher.