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That Magic Feeling When the Words Flow. A Blog by Debi Rotmil

Chère Paris

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Screenshot 2015-11-14 10.30.32France is my father’s homeland. He was born in Strasbourg, and lived in Paris at one point as a child, running away from Nazis hellbent on destroying Europe.

My father left Europe as a teenager and became an American citizen; however, France was never far from memory.

I  share the same uncommon surname as distant relatives who still live in Paris. We are part of a different branch of our sprawling family tree. We don’t know each other, but I send hope for peace and safety.

Prayers of strength to the people of dear,  beautiful Paris – home of my ancestors. Home of many who are in pain. You are strong.


Author: Debi Rotmil

I'm Debi Rotmil. I'm the author of the book "Hitting Water: A Book of Stories" and founder of The Good Write. I work in finance, write, eat, walk the dog, write, blog, jog, spin. I work everyday to try and change the world in my own way.

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