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Children in war time. SA-kuva.

The trauma of war was passed on in families

The hostilities of the Second World War ceased in the mid-1940s, but a war of a kind continued to be fought within Finnish homes. The long shadow cast by the war is still visible, generations later.

  • Text Nina Venhe | Photos SA-kuva
Children in war time. SA-kuva.
Evacuated children, 1940.

It has taken a long time to understand that these things get passed on from one generation to the next, and that the trauma of war also affects the lives of many generations to come.

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Kirsi Laurén

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Kirsi Laurén

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