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There would be talk about the old country, and America—the challenges of being in America, the optimism, making a better life for their kids and their grandkids.
Turnspits were also used in colonial America, but not as much as in the old country.
Nothing in this history is more chilling than the casual nature of the meetings that spelled Litvinenko’s doom: the quick meals or tea, with the most innocent seeming visitors from the old country.
The weather was picture perfect today for a long walk down my old country road.
The family follows a duty and obligation to assist with arrangements for relatives from the old country to find their way to America for work and better life opportunities.
Faded and rundown, the old country facade looked awful.
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