By Kristina Skorbach On November 26, 2012 @ 10:49 pm In National | No Comments
TORONTO—Sometimes a tragedy is so deep it defines a generation, a hardship that marks a milestone in the existence of a people. Sometimes it’s almost forgotten and then someone calls out for the memory, demanding condolences be paid.
For Ukrainian Canadians, the Holodomor is that kind of event.
Valentina Kuryliw’s parents were among the lucky ones that survived. They led an ordinary life under extraordinary circumstances in eastern Ukraine during the 1930s.