Hearing the voices that never spoke

  • 1998-08-27
  • By Katya Cengel
Children left behind when their Soviet military fathers pulled out in 1994 learn to listen to the voices they never heard. Katya Cengel reports on the language camp for children of "Tiina's Widows," women left in the military towns of Paldiski, Amari and Klooga who received guidance from Tiina Ilsen. Part 11 of 11."Grandpa said I don't have to learn Estonian," said a 10-year-old girl from Paldiski. When Tiina Ilsen, an assistant to the Estonian representative of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), asked her where grandpa lived, the girl said "in Russia."The girl...
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