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Field of Forget Me Nots

I remember. I was just a kiddo, when history was happening all around me. As a second grader I’ve witnessed Lithuania declare it’s independence and its subsequent struggle to maintain this freedom as a Soviet monster wasn’t yet ready to … Continue reading

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Testimonies

There’s a small cemetery just right outside the village. It’s just like many other in the Lithuanian countryside – situated on a small hill, with plenty of shadows cast by trees, and with an ancient looking mossy stone wall around … Continue reading

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Milestones of 100, 70, and 25

2014 is quite a special year. I’m a historian by education, though I’ve never worked a day as such. And I just can’t help but post this here now. 100yrs ago a war to end all wars aka WW1 began. … Continue reading

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