The pictures from Great Uncle Antoni’s recent 84th birthday party arrived in my email the other day, sent by his daughter Janina. Here were his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, most of whom I had met in Vilnius in 2010. I can still remember the group of smiling people who met me at Vilnius train station, holding a sign with my name. I was the first American relative to visit them in Lithuania and their joy at my coming is something I will never forget.
Phyllis Zych Budka recalls a personal family story.
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