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Oral history interview with Larry M.

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1286.34 | RG Number: RG-50.405.0034

Larry M., born November 15, 1976 in Moscow, Soviet Union (Russia), discusses his earliest memories; his parents, Mila (born in 1954 in Obuchava) and Paul Troytsky (born in Moscow); his maternal grandmother (Nellie N.K. born 1929) and paternal grandmother; his maternal grandfather (Arseny K, born 1927), who told him stories about life during the war when he was a sailor during the siege of Leningrad; being in a hospital as a child; his memories of attending synagogue; fishing with his maternal uncle Sergei; his desire to become a doctor before he knew his maternal grandparents were doctors; not being cognizant of his Jewish heritage until just before leaving Russia; immigrating to the United States and being upset about it for some time; what he likes and dislikes about the US; being circumcised when he came to the US; and not being a religious person but enjoys the traditions and community of Judaism.

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M., Larry
interview:  1990 July 28
1 sound cassette (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from the Women's Auxiliary of the Jewish Community Centers of Chicago
Record last modified: 2022-06-23 09:47:59
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