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There are 18 item(s) tagged with the keyword "children of 1917".

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11. A One Act Play in Nine Scenes

Any good expedition has its lighter moments. We have collected nine such scenes from recent days into a one-act play for your enjoyment.

Tags: travel, humor, children of 1917, health
By Paul E. Richardson
12. Stage 2: Siberia or Bust

A second, more intensive phase of the Children of 1917 project has begun. Seatbelts fastened? Poyekhali!

Tags: children of 1917, health
By Paul E. Richardson
13. Old Fears

It was with mixed feelings of bitter guilt and disgust, overcome with shameful and cowardly thoughts, that I joined the Children of 1917 project.

Tags: children of 1917
By Nadya Grebennikova
14. Live Long and Prosper

In which we accompany one of our heroines for her annual check up at the hospital.

Tags: children of 1917, health
By Nadya Grebennikova
15. Know Your Country!

The Children of 1917 expedition is far from over, yet we have uncovered the secret to long life and pinpointed the source of the Volga River.

Tags: Volga, children of 1917
By Nadya Grebennikova
16. Two Riverbanks*

Our producer, Misha, wanted us to row across the Volga River to visit 100-year-old Tatyana Semyonovna. He felt it would be epic and symbolic. We disagreed...

Tags: Volga, children of 1917
By Nadya Grebennikova
17. On the Tragedy of One Family... and an Entire People

As told in two letters, two certificates and the autobiography of one centenarian, who turned 100 on June 16 and is the oldest person in her village of 100.

Tags: partisans, world war ii, children of 1917
By Nadya Grebennikova
18. The Full 100

On the eve of our visit, the ambulance came for Maria Nikolayevna Ryabtsova: there was something wrong with her neck. The doctor examined her, but found nothing serious. He did an EKG and was surprised: “if only everyone had a heart like yours,” he said.

Tags: st. petersburg, children of 1917
By Nadezhda Grebennikova

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