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I cried ... and laughed !

Do you know about Sir Nicholas Winton ?

I didn’t – not till I read a story from “Open Culture” just now.

Again, it’s roughly a quarter of an hour long, but in my opinion – of course, a humble one ! 54 more words


Czech Republic: Closely Observed Trains

(1966; dir: Jiří Menzel; language: Czech, German; original title: Ostře sledované vlaky – also released in English as Closely Watched Trains)

Closely Observed Trains… 1,219 more words


St. Nicholas Church

The Church of St. Nicholas located in Prague’s Old Town Square, not to be mistaken by St. Nicholas Church in the Little Quarter of Prague, is a Baroque beauty that cannot be missed on a visit to the Old Town Square.  54 more words

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Papa's Letter Home--WWII Victory

My father’s father, our Papa, passed away when I was very young, and I often wish I’d had the chance to truly know him. I enjoy hearing stories about him, and often think of how much Mr. 1,745 more words