“How Knowing More Than One Language Saved My Life.”

One of the life and death stories my friend Ralph from Estonia told me.

Introduction to Uprooted: The Ralph Kand Story

I met him down on Park Point at the beach (circa 1990). I’d brought my children to the lake to give my wife an evening free from the demands of infants. As the kids played in the sand near the water’s edge I lay on a blanket reading



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