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July 31, 1989 | DAN FISHER, Times Staff Writer
It was just another weekend in the new Lithuania. Bodies of the late Vatslava Gujiene and 118 other postwar "enemies of the people" were finally brought back from Siberia, their place of exile, for reburial in their native soil. About 5,000 mourners, including Gujiene's 56-year-old daughter, accompanied rough wooden coffins containing the remains of five exiles in a solemn procession from the medieval Holy City Gate to the newly restored Vilnius cathedral.
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February 26, 1990 | DAN FISHER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
For Carla Gruodis, being Lithuanian once meant missing the Saturday morning cartoon shows on television. Born in Toronto to parents who fled their native Lithuania as children near the end of World War II, Gruodis, now 25, spent her Saturday mornings learning the history of her ancestral home and the complex grammar of its language at a special Lithuanian Catholic Church school. She was not a willing student. "It was one of those things where they had to bribe us," she recalled with a smile.
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February 26, 1990 | DAN FISHER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
For Carla Gruodis, being Lithuanian once meant missing the Saturday morning cartoon shows on television. Born in Toronto to parents who fled their native Lithuania as children near the end of World War II, Gruodis, now 25, spent her Saturday mornings learning the history of her ancestral home and the complex grammar of its language at a special Lithuanian Catholic Church school. She was not a willing student. "It was one of those things where they had to bribe us," she recalled with a smile.
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July 31, 1989 | DAN FISHER, Times Staff Writer
It was just another weekend in the new Lithuania. Bodies of the late Vatslava Gujiene and 118 other postwar "enemies of the people" were finally brought back from Siberia, their place of exile, for reburial in their native soil. About 5,000 mourners, including Gujiene's 56-year-old daughter, accompanied rough wooden coffins containing the remains of five exiles in a solemn procession from the medieval Holy City Gate to the newly restored Vilnius cathedral.
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