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Aug 28, 2004 - Zhitomyr, Ukraine

We arrived in Zhitomyr this afternoon. We took a short walk about the city, not much to see, as it was mostly bombed during the war. Very poor. We were accosted by gypsies when we went to see the church. Everything is very run down. Good thing is the roads are paved with regular tar and the bathroom in the hotel is not that bad. On the way to the Ukraine from Poland, I met an extraordinary older woman. She lives in England, But was born in the Ukraine. During the war, she was put on a train separate from her family and was headed to an...

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