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2008-07-14 03:00:15

By Michael Janairo, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Jul. 14--In my family, the stories of our ancestries are tied to faraway people and places. My wife and stepson are linked to the Jews of Eastern Europe. My stepson, on his father's side, has ties to Germany and Scandinavia.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.