Personal research leads to discovery of Titanic connection
DULUTH - Greg Isola couldn't help but drift toward the Titanic story as he did personal family research on Minnesota's Finnish immigrants.
"It all seemed so unbelievable," the 1983 Duluth Central graduate said of tripping onto stories as a teenager about Finns who were on the maiden voyage of the Titanic, many who didn't make it.
When he found out that one set of his grandparents and a great-grandparent knew one of the couples that perished, Isola was astounded.
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