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Subject:  Quote of the day Date:  10/7/2012  1:05 AM
Author:  fleg9bo Number:  647487 of 878611

"Mr. Marciulionis [Lithuanian Olympic basketball player forced to play on the Russian team before the Iron Curtain fell] recalls his first visit to California, where, in a Safeway market, he wept upon discovering that the fruits and vegetables weren't rationed." --Joe Morgenstern, in a review of the film The Other Dream Team about all that.

Fruits and vegetables were scarce in Russia-occupied Lithuania because "you didn't grow that."

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