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Burn My Letters — A refugee from Russian-occupied Finland round 1900, Karl Johan Back lives settler highs and lows as the original hippy of Byron Bay. But why did Russians chase ‘KJ’ to Suez? Why did he write home to ‘burn my letters?’
Midnight Sun to Southern Cross: Those who go, those who stay — True stories of ancestors who escaped Russian repression to build new lives in the South Land haven. These stories draw on their letters and tell of settlers who battled, migrants who made good…and some who lost it all. And also the ones that stayed behind—what did they go through to save Finland from Russian rule?