NorthJersey.com: Clifton service honors victims of Ukraine's Great Famine
CLIFTON — Men, women and children from Passaic and Bergen counties gathered Sunday to chant a requiem prayer and toll a bell for the millions of lives lost during the Great Famine of the Ukraine nearly 80 years ago.
The somber service was held outside Holy Ascension Ukrainian Orthodox Church on Broad Street and was attended by more than 80 people who stood in the cold as three priests led prayer in front of a stone monument that honors the victims.
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