Gheorghe (grandpa)

This page is dedicated to the memory of my grandfather, Gheorghe Zodian.

Documentary: Interview with a Live Shadow


My grandfather was a great storyteller and like all great storytellers, he would develop his stories slowly, at a pace rarely seen in our atomic age. When I was much younger, he would not talk about politics because "there will be a time for this". While I've always listened with pleasure to his stories, later he felt I was asking too many questions when he would talk about his life and would quickly lose patience. As such, I grew up knowing less about him than about other less important subjects we used to discuss. Therefore, these pages are not only a commemorative project, but also my own personal attempt at piecing together his life and better understanding him.

My grandma used to call him "Gicu" while my cousin and I would call him "Tataia."

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