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Notes & Comments - June 4, 2008

Our Town: Long-ago story of hope

by Don Kazak

Leo Tolstoy was a great 19th century Russian writer. His novella, "The Death of Ivan Illych," is a heart-rending story of a man who lives his life according to what he thought was important and right only to realize when dying that his life had been shallow and false.

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