Life under communism: a child’s-eye view | Curio

Life under communism: a child’s-eye view

8 mins | Nov 3, 2019

A reflection of a childhood in communist Warsaw evokes both pain and positivity. ‘When I try to capture my childhood feelings, I first encounter hatred’, writes Magdalena Miecznicka in the Financial Times. From the humiliation of struggling to buy toilet paper and the sadness of losing family to the lure of emigration, to the hope of a new democratic era.

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From Financial Times