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Alfred Moldovan: “Justify Your Existence”

Yesterday I eulogized Alfred Moldovan, my friend and hero. I had been working with the Moldovan family for the past several years to capture some of Moldovan’s many stories.  As I mentioned in a post yesterday, Zeide passed away on Monday, and so I am posting this rough short in which he recalls his time […]

Alfred Moldovan, an American hero, passed away last night

Alfred Moldovan, one of my heroes, passed away last night. He was 92 years old. His motto was “Justify your existence,” which he did time and again by way of whatever venture he involved himself in. Al, or Zeide (Yiddish for Grandfather) as nearly everyone I know (including myself) called him, was in the 445th […]