So today is the 41st anniversary of Prague Spring. Around my house growing up I had heard alot about it in snippets. It became the subject of family gatherings (especially after the adults got into drinking a bit) - to me it is a somewhat distant event that although is a huge part of my family never directly affected me.
So it was interesting that my mother decided to finally write the experience down in first person form. I read it and it made it more real to me and definitely made it make sense to me on a more personal level.
Take a few minutes and have a look at her Prague Spring Memories.
Pretty crazy stuff and pretty turbulent time.Continue reading