The Memoirist
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The Memoirist

Christmas In Poland in 1976

The Soviet occupation made the holiday quite challenging for us privileged Americans

Of all the Christmases I’ve celebrated in my life, there have been none so unusual as the one my family spent in Poland in 1976. Although my memories are vague at best, my recent discovery of my father’s “Poland Journal” reminded me what a unique experience that time had been.



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Damian Sebouhian

I write Muse Exclusives on topics ranging from metaphysics, meditation, tarot, mythology, poetry, art, humor, and other adventures.