Not many will remember, but in 1984, the Soviet Union boycotted the Los Angeles Olympic Games because of “anti-Soviet hysteria in the US”. Antanas Tony and Danutė Mažeika were one of the main people “to blame”: for the longest time they urged US Lithuanians to protest, Read More
Rokas Armonas cultivates beehives and produces honey in California, although he says he misses Lithuania quite a lot and would have wanted to live in the Lithuanian countryside. Jurgis Didžiulis caught up with Rokas while visiting California with the ToBeLT team Read More
Bella Shirin was born in Kaunas, after World War II, when her parents came back to the the city having somehow survived the concentration camps. When she was seventeen years old, her parents decided to go to Israel. But Bella says she always missed Lithuania, especially Kaunas.