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What is it to be “Caucasian,” and…

…what and where is The Caucasus? When I was quite young I learned that the word “Caucasian” somehow applied to me and my family as types of humans who were “white,” or at least not “Negro” or “Oriental,” but that … Continue reading

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Quick! What’s the Ninth Largest Country in Area?

Wrong! (Probably). Why am I asking you this? Because a few months ago, while visiting Johannes & Anna in Uppsala, Eva and I met a married couple who came to Sweden a number of years ago, one from Moscow and … Continue reading

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