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a narrative in accordance with the genuine existence occasions of the author's grandfather, Stepan Bemko, a Ukrainian immigrant. Born in 1885, Stepan leaves his nurturing peasant relations in a tiny village in Galicia, the guts of Ukrainian nationalism, at age twelve. Stepan's tale is full of his love for his Ukrainian background and his improvement from a peasant baby to an self reliant, beneficiant and loving person. With not anything however the paintings of his personal fingers and his adventurous spirit, he unearths his option to the USA and touches the lives of his relations and all that understand him. greater than a narrative of 1 man's lifestyles, this immigrant tale forces the reader to consider what makes a lifestyles actually significant, not just to one's self, yet to the lives of others. the tale isn't in contrast to that of the loads of millions of immigrants who journeyed to the United States from japanese Europe ahead of global conflict I, but it's a specified tale of a type individual. by way of realizing the struggles of the immigrants who helped to form the USA, we come to understand the large price in their person contributions to lives that benefited from them.

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