Tag Archives: family

  1. House of Culture

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    May 14, 2018 by Melanie L.

    My maternal grandmother, Ita Chernowetsky, was born in “a beautiful country,” Uman, Ukraine in 1914. Her parents ran a laundry …
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  2. Thank You, Abe

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    November 26, 2014 by Melanie L.

    I can’t think of a better time to reflect on my immigrant great-grandparents, the sacrifices they made, and the resulting …
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  3. 1939: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Arrogance

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    November 12, 2014 by Melanie L.

    My father-in-law sent for us. “Education” and “opportunity,” he baited. My wife, mother of three, added “prosperity” and “please.” But, …
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  4. Frousin Love

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    April 4, 2014 by Melanie L.

    Frousin Love My best friend, Ali, and I were close but never, ever mushy. After she passed away at age …
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Melanie L.

Wanna-be writer, amateur oil painter, practicing law and motherhood with varied success.

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