Exploring History
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Exploring History

“Weeping Willow”, The Sad Romanov

His life was short, tragic, and filled with gossip

It was late in the morning of July 10, 1899, and an elderly peasant woman was sobbing and crying for help on a desolate stretch of road in the Caucasian mountains. In her arms was a young man, his hands clenched into fists, his white uniform stained with blood.

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