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Reader feedback: Birds of a feather?

In Arizona you can find a number of ways to keep up your heritage, but keep in mind that, with so few central Europeans in your area, the Czechs and Slovaks band together more. In Tucson they have a CzechoSlovak club (run by a Slovak), a Slovak-Russin dance group, and a CzechoSlovak restaurant called Mountainview.

Mark Bigaouette,
Minnesota, USA

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