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Allegiance

Young George Trofimoff wanted to be an American. He wanted to have a country he could call his own, and he wanted it to be America. The stories told to him by his father still rang in his ear, the stories of how the Communists had murdered his grandparents and excommunicated...

American Adjustment

Young George Trofimoff was gradually folding into the American fabric, but Uncle Paul, the Quaker who sponsored his immigration to America did not want him to get the wrong impression. Not everyone in America was as well-off as Uncle Paul. So, he arranged for George to move to the Hartford...