Tag Archives: Russia

Journalist Boris Fishman is Today’s Honoree

Boris Fishman was born in Minsk, in the former Soviet Union, in 1979, and emigrated to the United States in 1988. His journalism, essays, and criticism have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine and Book Review, … Continue reading

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Karloff Restaurant Owner Olga Potap is Today’s Honoree

Olga Potap is a young gorgeous girl who immigrated here as a teenager on her own from Russia. She left her mother and her life for the unknown. She managed not only to graduate with honors and double major from … Continue reading

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United States of America Olympian Julia Clukey is Today’s Honoree

Imagine an Olympian that has been training since she was 12, but has not only stayed committed to her career, but also to her community, that’s Olympian Julia Clukey. As part of the Maine Beer & Wine Distributors Association’s responsibility … Continue reading

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Today’s Honoree is Rebecca Constantino

As a graduate student, Rebecca Constantino studied the role of the school and community libraries in inner-city communities, and, later, the disparity of access to books in school libraries in the Los Angeles area.  Instead of simply examining the problem, … Continue reading

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