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December 17, 1977

On December 17, 1977, Russian journalist Iona Anfronov visited Vulcan, West Virginia. He was invited by Mayor John Robinette, because the town asked the Soviet Union to help them build a bridge. The small coal mining community had only one way into town, a dangerous, ramshackled bridge that was falling apart. It could not be … Continue reading

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