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February 1, 2013

Swiss Family Russkie: Most Fascinating Story of the Month [bumped]

[Bumped because it is so amazing and because it's gone viral in the last couple of days.]

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Last of the Old Believers

For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of World War II

In 1978, Soviet geologists prospecting in the wilds of Siberia discovered a family of six, lost in the taiga. "What amazed him most of all," Peskov recorded, "was a transparent cellophane package. 'Lord, what have they thought up—it is glass, but it crumples!'"

Posted by gerardvanderleun at February 1, 2013 1:04 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Amazing story. Thanks for posting.

Posted by: Leslie at January 29, 2013 2:50 PM