Living in America Felt Natural

Anna Charny recalls her move from Moscow to Boston as relatively easy despite having waited ten years to make it. She describes the adjustments she and her family made as “normal”. In her view, what wasn’t normal was life as a refusenik.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Living in America Felt Natural." (Viewed on May 26, 2022) <>.


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