Tuesday, December 01, 2009
1932-33 Holodomor has become part of the world drama owing to James Mace
Sad-eyed old men and women were the first to come to the Holodomor Memorial to offer up prayers for the dead. It was hard for them to discuss the subject and they were scared by their memories. Everyone held a lit candle decorated with wheat ears. Behind them were the shadows of thousands, millions of fellow countrymen tortured to death, slaughtered, killed by famine, who were denied the right to speak their mind, even to pray. “The mute shall start so speak,” wrote Taras Shevchenko prophetically. On these days of remembrance people did speak, shared their memories, and wept.
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