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...lives joining the resistance for Lithuania’s freedom from the Soviets and I’d just go and run off with one. And my mother would lose her whole family, it’ll shatter her. I finish my days work and go back to my tent. It is almost sunset and I know he’ll be waiting for me. I don’t really think he is the enemy, he’s just doing his job for his own survival just like me. Maybe he really does love me and just wants to keep me safe. But I won’t meet him at the oak tree, he’ll have to go without me. While he rows away I’ll stay behind and work to support my mother and I. I’ll comfort her while she screams for my father’s and brother’s return. And every so often I’ll wonder what would’ve happened if I had ran away with but then I’ll quickly quiet those thoughts because I know I did what’s right. If I were to be but a traitor or die loyal to my country, then I’d rather die.
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