'Morning Edition' Returns: Czechs for Kerry!

A world away from Boston, the tiny village of Horni Ben-uh Shoff in the Czech Republic is closely following events at the Democratic National Convention. That's because John Kerry's grandfather, Fritz Kohn, and great grandfather, Benedict Kohn, hailed from there. Fritz Kohn changed his name to Kerry and immigrated to America in 1905.



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