Hoopla surrounding last month’s 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic has worn off for most observers, but one Florida woman is still swamped in it.
Debrina Woods believes her late grandmother Loraine Kramer could in fact be Loraine Allison, a three-year-old from Chesterville assumed to have gone down with the ship.
The story first surfaced in the 1940s, and received a lot of media attention. Kramer eventually abandoned public pursuit of her claim, but maintained she was the Allison in question right up to her death in the 1990s.
Woods is hoping DNA testing will “alleviate all doubt and have the truth come out after 100 years.”
She said her pursuit isn’t about money or fame, but about restoring her family’s honour.
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