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SkSt_FriedmanS_20110513_Video.mp4
Stav Friedman considers herself a nomad. She has moved 16 times in her life, to places including Israel, Taiwan, England, Costa Rica, and Skokie. In this SkokieStory video, she discusses how travel has shaped her life, and helped her discover her…

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Regina Samuelson has lived in Skokie since 1956. She is a Holocaust survivor, and believes it is her obligation to tell her story. In this SkokieStory video, she shares her powerful testimony and the story of her family in photo albums. Produced by…

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This SkokieStory video shows highlights from our interview with Mr. Neil Chatterjee, who has lived an extraordinary life. Born in Burma in 1938, he had to flee his home country three times due to war and regime changes. This is the story of how he…

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Meg Racenstein is a neuropsychologist. Early in her career, she treated mentally ill Vietnam veterans. In this SkokieStory video she shares how this experience has affected her. Produced by Beth Hillel Academy's Behind the Lens Class.

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Dr. John Wozniak has lived in Skokie since 1953. Among his many achievements he has served on the Skokie Library board for 22 years. In this SkokieStory video he shares how books have played an important role in his life.

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Dr. John Wozniak has been on the Skokie Public Library Board for nearly 50 years. In this SkokieStory video interview he and Library Director Carolyn Anthony discuss his years of service to Skokie.

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In this SkokieStory video Georgijana Gilmore, a recent Skokie resident, talks about how the Skokie Public Library has helped change her life by furthering her career.

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Nelida Jayme, Maria Munoz, and Mary Turcuato immigrated to the United States from the Philippines. Far from their home country, they developed the Fil-Am Club of St. Peter's Catholic Church as a place to share their values of family, community, faith…

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Nelida Jayme, Maria Munoz, and Mary Turcuato immigrated to the United States from the Philippines. In this SkokieStory video they discuss their lives far from their home country and how they developed the Fil-Am Club of St. Peter's Catholic Church as…

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Niles Township has become home to the largest growing population of immigrants and refugees in the Chicago area. The ELL Center (English Language Learners) in Skokie provides a place where parents of students in the Niles Township system can access…

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Diana Hunter has been a Skokie Public Library Board Member for 43 years. In this SkokieStory video interview she and Library Directory Carolyn Anthony discuss what she has seen at the Library in all those years.

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In this SkokieStory highlights video, Cal Sutker, who has been making history from an early age, recounts his time with the 11th Engineer Combat Battalion when he assisted with the liberation of Dachau in 1945. Back in Illinois, he crafted fair…

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In this SkokieStory video, Cal Sutker, who has been making history from an early age, recounts his time with the 11th Engineer Combat Battalion when he assisted with the liberation of Dachau in 1945. Back in Illinois, he crafted fair housing…

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Bruce Hoffman knows Skokie. In this SkokieStory video, Mr. Hoffman discusses his family's history in Skokie and how they owned the last working farm in Skokie.

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In this SkokieStory video, Al "Mr. Skokie" Nathan, long-time producer of Cable Television's Skokie People Speak, discusses his move to Skokie in 1980 and his path to becoming the community's biggest advocate. He is the first resident honored with…