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88 Years: A Story of Survival and Independence

Today, she turns 88 years old. She witnessed the World War II, a communist dictatorship and hard-living conditions. Despite all, she remained free. At 12, she was sent away to work as a house helper for a Hungarian notary office … Continue reading

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An American in Husasau de Tinca

In communist Romania, people were either comrades or Americans. My grandmother was an American and so was her family. Basically, they were capitalists or Americans which was the derogative term used by the Communists to finger point people who refused … Continue reading

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Going Nuts Over Walnut Trees

Friday short story based on real facts and real nuts Romanian villages are a mixture of tradition and modernity. By modernity, I mean either newcomers who have switched from the urban area and moved into the country side, or simply … Continue reading

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Sasau. Husasau de Tinca or The Periwinkle Village

Husasău de Tinca is a fairly large village in the Romanian countryside in the Bihor county quite close to the Hungarian border and a few minutes away from Crişu Negru or Black River. A forest splits the boundaries between its … Continue reading

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