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Son Fulfills Promise To Tell Father's Tale

Roger Williams

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Anatole "Tony" Kurdsjuk and a visitor sat talking over plates laden with the traditional food of Russian peasant hospitality: dill pickles, herring and bread.

While he reminisced, his late parents remained silent but present in the room, both in photographs and in spirit. "They are always with me," he says.

Jacob Alexander Zacharyevitch and Olga Stepanovna Kurdsjuk, both born roughly a century ago, are the rockets that propelled Kurdsjuk's new book into print.

"The Long Walk Home (With Miracles Along the Way)," details the history of his family and its survival in the face of Soviet and German atrocities, a tale he promised his dying father he would tell in 1972, using his father's journals, records and Kurdsjuk's recollections.

Read the entire article on the Fort Meyers News Press website (new window will open).

Posted: 24-Feb-06



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