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Lucreţia Jurj - destinul unei vieţi
Lureţia Jurj - A Life Destiny

Author(s): Iulia Pop
Subject(s): History
Published by: Argonaut

Summary/Abstract: Lucreţia Jurj is one of the women who made history. Her memories underlined that the ''big history'' contains also "little lives". She was bom in Scărişoara Nouă on October 2, 1928. The history of her life is filled up with a poor childhood, the refuge in Oltenia and Moldavia, four years in the moumtains, prison and the beginning of the new life. Her first marriage, to Mihai Jurj, was the symbol of her happiness. She always referrs to Mihai Jurj as to a ''very good man". Even after her second marriage, to Grigorie Costescu, she retumed to her soul-mate, Mihai. The interviews to Lucreţia Jurj underlines once again - if necessary - the importance of Oral History. "Big bistory" has to be related not only to the documents, but also to the truths told by "little men and women". It is a fact that Lucreţia Jurj is one of those.

  • Issue Year: 2002
  • Issue No: III
  • Page Range: 43-55
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Romanian