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Today, I visited family in Gniewkowo. Gniewkowo is the parish town my ancestors come from. Of course our visit began with some good Polish food.There were no plans for our visit together and last year we went to Toruń, but it was decided that we would go to Inowrocław. We went...
Last week my father Eric Walter Firkowski passed away and for this weeks Blog, I thought it was appropriate to share this story which he wrote 10 years ago of his memories returning to Poland after being away 62 years. I had the opportunity to record some of the stories from my father...
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