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My Refugees, My Family

The first of my family to arrive on this continent were refugees, French Huguenots fleeing religious persecution, imprisonment and the threat of death in 17th Century France. Louis XIV gradually increased persecution of Protestantism …, ultimately ending any legal recognition … Continue reading

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Fall Into A Coma, Wake Up In Poland – ain’t America great?

“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” Emma Lazarus, The New Colossus … Continue reading

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