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Chapters and Verses: Action Bill's Walk through Life
Date
2017
Main contributors
Kuryliw, Oksana; Leeson, John
Summary
In 1928, as an eager 18 year old, Bill boarded the Empress of France and headed to Canada with $5, a Grade 3 education, and a powerful zest for life. For more than 60 years, he lived in Sudbury, Ontario and was an active, dedicated, and involved citizen, known by those in the Ukrainian community, by politicians, and business people for his energy, commitment, and generosity. He was a man of diverse interests and abilities. He is also remembered as being an admirer of the works of writer and poet Ivan Franko, and known for his recitation of Franko's poems.  Despite many challenges, Wasyl (Bill) Kuryliw chose to lead a life with optimism, charity, and love.
Contributors
Sembaliuk Cheladyn, Larisa; Sushko, Orest
Publisher
Jookjoint Productions
Subjects
History--Biography; Ukrainians--Canada--History
Genre
Biography
Language
English
License / Terms of Use
For research and education use only.
Location
Ontario
Collection
Kule Folklore Centre
Unit
Default Unit
Physical Description
1 DVD (67 minutes)
Related Item
Kuryliw Family Collection (Bohdan Medwidsky Ukrainian Folklore Archives)
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