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Family Stories. In recognition. Not all the fighting took place in the battlefields.

Just Olga

As you will remember I have shared with you on several occasions stories of my family (two of my mother’s uncles, Josep and Conrado Miret) and their involvement with the Republican cause in Spain, their exile in France, and their deaths. Recently reading the post of another writer where she followed and shared an initiative to collect family memories of relatives who had fought in the two World Wars (here is the link to Sarah Vernon’s post in First Night Design:  http://firstnightdesign.wordpress.com/2014/06/19/first-night-design-my-letter-to-an-unknown-soldier/) I reflected that my country had not been directly involved in either, but of course, that doesn’t mean many did not play a part.

My cousin Joan Molet is involved not only researching the family history but also trying to preserve the memory of the many men and women who although also fought (for their countries and for others also under attack) due to their lack…

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Viv Drewa is a Michigan native who has enjoyed reading and writing since 1963. Though she studied medicinal chemistry at the University of Michigan, her passion has always been writing. She had been awarded third place for her nonfiction short story about her grandfather's escape from Poland. Later, she rewrote this story and was published in the "Polish American Journal" as "From the Pages of Grandfather's Life" and has republished it on Amazon.com as a short story. Viv took creative and journalism courses to help in her transition to fulfill her dream of becoming a writer. She worked as an intern for Port Huron's 'The Times Herald", and also wrote, edited and did the layout or the Blue Water Multiple Sclerosis newsletter "Thumb Prints." She also has a business promoting authors. Owl and Pussycat Book Promotions. Viv, her husband Bob and their cat Princess, live in Fort Gratiot, Michigan.

2 comments on “Family Stories. In recognition. Not all the fighting took place in the battlefields.

  1. Thanks very much for the reblog! And thanks for your ongoing support!

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