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Christian Strayhorn Spence

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Russian grandmother; World War II veteran--great-uncle

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Christian Strayhorn Spence holds a Master of Arts degree in History from the University of Nebraska-Kearney and a Bachelor of Arts degree from North Carolina State University. Currently a teacher of history in Greensboro, North Carolina, she has authored and received several grants, and was honored in 2008 to receive a grant to participate in a Teaching American History Grant. In 2011, she received the honor of becoming a Horace Mann Abraham Lincoln Fellow, one of fifty in the country. Personally raised by men and obsessive-compulsive, Christian bases her main character, Julia, on a shared sense of the human condition. The grandchild of a Russian immigrant and the grandniece of a World War II veteran who served in Austria, Christian weaves ...more

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Published Historian Speaking…

I am incredibly proud to announce that I have been recently published in an article co-written by ethnologist and anthropologist, Irina Babich.

I reached out to Irina while continuing my research on my family from the Caucus Mountains. If you have read earlier blog posts, then you know some of the story about my grandmother and her family, including her father’s mysterious move to Shanghai and her

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“...that in every timeline of life there are no words that can transcend the things we feel.”
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