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Poles Deportation to Siberia, please, The Light of the Candle

celinski 31 | 1,258  
10 Feb 2008 /  #1
Since the fall of communism in Poland , a new tradition has emerged ..... on Feb. 10th of each year, people all over the country place a lit candle in their window to commemorate the first of 4 waves of deportations (in 1940) of approximately 2 million Polish citizens to Siberia .

I ask that you also light a candle in their memory, and in the memory of all those who suffered through this Russian genocide of the Polish people, and of the many other citizens of the Baltic countries.

A Candle Loses Nothing by Lighting Another Candle.
Please Keep This Candle Going!

Thank You.

The Light of the Candle

A cold, frosty window against the darkness of the night
A lonely candle burns with a small flickering light
A small boy watches the flame with curious eyes
Babciu, you lit this candle, can you tell me why?

Hania Kaczanowska 2007
OP celinski 31 | 1,258  
10 Feb 2008 /  #3
your welcome. I have pictures from Siberia Monument 2/10/2007 they are beautiful. USA candles are set.
gdj67 15 | 154  
10 Feb 2008 /  #4
One more from me.

JuliePotocka 5 | 188  
20 Feb 2008 /  #5
Thank you all for doing so, it means much to me. I missed this thread, and am happy I saw it.

I lit a candle, though I was alone, and cried for millions gone.

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