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The Army Language School

Young George Trofimoff had just completed basic training and was assigned to the Army Language School in Monterey, California. He had found his nitch. It seemed as if the Army had been waiting for George, and he had been waiting for the Army. He reported to the OIC (Officer In...

The Russian Culture Club

Uncle Paul heard there were some Russians living in Hartford who had created a “Russian Culture Club.” He wasn’t sure what that was but thought that young George Trofimoff might like to attend. The following Saturday evening, George went into town and located where the meeting was held. It took...

Quaker Meeting

Young George Trofimoff had been in the home of Paul Butterworth at Sunset Farms for a couple of weeks, when “Uncle Paul” told him that he would like for him to attend the Sunday Meeting of the local Society of Friends, the Quakers. Uncle Paul wanted to introduce George to...

“Uncle Paul”

“Uncle Paul,” Paul Butterworth, owned a farm at Sunset Farms, West Hartford, Connecticut. It could easily have been photographed for a Currier and Ives calendar with its two-story house, pond down the hill and trees lined in orderly rows. This man of Quaker faith was both generous and disciplined. Young...

Learning The American Way

Young George Trofimoff had been at the Sunset Farm home in West Hartford only a few days when Uncle Paul came to his room and announced, “We must go shopping for ‘necessities.'” George did not know the term “necessities” but followed Uncle Paul dutifully, all the while wondering what necessities...