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Historian speaks about Subcarpathian region


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HURLEY - Amateur historian Leo Filipczak of Cornucopia, Wisconsin, paid a visit to Hurley on Monday evening to speak about the history of the Subcarphian region of Eastern Europe, it's impact during various wars, and its ties to national identity for people of Polish, Ukrainian and Slovakian descent.

His interest in history began when he was young, he told the Globe following the presentation.

"I've always been interested in history," he said. "I went over to Lithuania when I was 18 and started really learning the history of Eastern Europe, and became fa...