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

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1. Resilience: The Book!

Today, we officially put to print the book for our Children of 1917 project: Resilience: Life Stories of Centenarians Born in the Year of Revolution.

Tags: publishing, children of 1917, centenarians
By Paul E. Richardson
2. What a Difference a Border Makes

On borders, learning Polish, the influence of culture, and the importance of a sense of humor.

Tags: Kaliningrad, children of 1917, 1917
By Paul E. Richardson
3. The Teacher

A second post from Krasnoyarsk, where we meet a poetry-writing, rug-weaving centenarian.

Tags: siberia, children of 1917, 1917
By Paul E. Richardson
4. Marfa's Three Lives

Krasnoyarsk: knocking down stereotypes about Siberia and meeting a centenarian who will not be stopped.

Tags: siberia, children of 1917, 1917
By Paul E. Richardson
5. The Last Hero

A train ride, a war hero, sunflower fields, and the Loch Ness monster - just another day on the road for the Children of 1917 team.

Tags: WWII, travel, children of 1917, health
By Paul E. Richardson
6. Two Samara Stories

In which we move east to Samara, on the Volga River, and meet two centenarians living alone in very different ways.

Tags: travel, humor, children of 1917, health
By Paul E. Richardson
7. Another Moment of Zen

In which we are reminded of a 1924 decision about train schedules.

Tags: travel, humor, children of 1917, health
By Paul E. Richardson
8. The Orphan

Given the historical and personal realities she faced, Maria Konyayeva was very unlikely to live to 100 when she was born in 1917. And yet here she is.

Tags: travel, children of 1917, health
By Paul E. Richardson
9. Zenly Down the Road

For all the romanticism commonly associated with world travel, the brutal reality is that it is often a very un-romantic undertaking to move the meat that is our bodies around in the world.

Tags: travel, humor, children of 1917, health
By Paul E. Richardson
10. Taking Care

Meet two more of our heroes whose long lives have surely been made possible by the care of their family and community.

Tags: travel, children of 1917, health
By Paul E. Richardson

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