WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896

From war to pandemic, flea market vendor has seen and worked it all

By Brie Handgraaf | bhandgraaf@wilsontimes.com | 252-265-7821
Posted 6/6/20

World War II stole Alma Smolen’s chance at a normal childhood when she was just 10 years old. With frequent bombings across London, she found respite in working. Eight decades later, she …

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