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Gitagal
Baltimore, MD
(Zone 7a)

December 17, 2008
4:21 AM

Post #5900183

Yes! I also know about the mention of how Latvia was the first to ever have a decorated Christmas tree.
I was just back there this Summer, and read about it in some literature.

The Baltic Countries--as small as they are--have been trail blazers in many ways! Like--breaking up the Soviet occupation of the many Eastern European countries...They called it "The Revolution of Song".

I always will think that these three small, Baltic countries (Latvia--the Land of my birth), and the other two--Estonia and Lithuania-- as "The Mouse That Roared"...and, the World heard them and listened--and, finally, paid attention...and EVERYTHING changed because of it!

Gita
Sharran
Calvert City, KY
(Zone 7a)

December 17, 2008
5:39 AM

Post #5900381

Hi Gita,
I thought of you when I wrote the article and hoped you would see that I mentioned it.

Your patriotism is to be admired.

So nice to hear from you.

Merry Christmas.
Sharon

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