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This is my first story to be published in here. It's a fragment of my childhood, therefore real. Every single word I have written in it brought to the surface emotions and feelings buried for over twenty-seven years. I shed countless of tears and felt the desperation of those times, over and over again.
The Communist period in my country came to an end in 1989, exactly on
Kindle Edition, 82 pages
Published December 23rd 2016
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I bought this memoir in all three versions the author published it. I am fascinated with this story. It’s so far away from everything we know. A different world… It’s hard to believe that it happened for real. But we watch on TV, don’t you?

Ceausescu had huge dreams for his nation, but he enslaved it instead.

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Cristina G. was born and raised during a very oppressive communist regime.
Being the eleventh child (and a seventh daughter) of a farmer, Cristina thought her life path was sealed until she read “Les Misérables” by Victor Hugo and dreamed of being a writer.
Cristina writes because she has a lot to say.
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