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Rhythms remembered

The Home Forum article ``A Sarajevo From Another Time,'' Nov. 17, stirs memory of a Yugoslav displaced persons' camp in Munich in 1945. Those unhappy folk staged a weekly amateur show. One evening I sat in the front row between a general of the Yugoslav Army and a Yugoslav bishop who had visited Chicago and remembered a few words of English.

A gaunt figure coaxed throbbing folk sounds from a battered concertina. The audience clapped hands and stamped feet until the whole place shook in sentimental, sympathetic rhythm. I wondered if the walls would stand. Ellis Waldron, Madison, Wis.

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