Visiting an open-air museum


Meeting Irene, a 91 year-old survivor of the Lithuanian displacement to Siberia during WWII, who Ruth Septeys used as reference in Shades of Gray, a Young Adult novel, was a moving moment.


The boxcar and house -shared With 40 others- are replicas of her living conditions.

Meeting Irene brought the book to life, and I admired her fortitude.


A village in the forest - an outdoor museum


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