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Old 05-01-2012, 06:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Andy L View Post
Persecution of Jews was endemic in Poland - Bernadette's ancestors would have ignored the persecution or participated in it.
Similar to a story about Ed Koch when he was mayor of NY: Allegedly walking with the Grand Marshall down the street in the Ukrainian Day parade - "Ah. Just like our grandparents in the old country! Only then my grandfather was up the street and yours was back a bit running after him with a pitchfork."