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Vt. town ponders exhibit honoring Soviet dissident

March 2, 2013 • Entertainment


FILE- In this May 24, 1994 file photo, Alexander Solzhenitsyn jokes with the media as he leaves his long-time home in Cavendish, Vt. to return to his native Russia. Voters in the Vermont town that was once the home-in-exile of the former Soviet dissident author are expected to decide whether to commemorate his 18 years in Cavendish. On Town Meeting day, voters will decide whether the town should assume ownership of an historic stone church that would be used to house an exhibit honoring the Nobel laureate who arrived in Cavendish in 1977 and stayed until 1995. He died in Russia in 2008.(AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Residents of the southern Vermont town that was once the home-in-exile of former Soviet dissident and writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn are considering whether to convert an historic church into an exhibit to honor the Nobel laureate’s 18 years in Cavendish.

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