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By Dave Rasdal,Mark Stoffer Hunter

starting within the 1870s, hundreds of thousands of Bohemians flocked to Cedar Rapids looking for a greater existence. Czech immigrants courageously overcame the tricky stipulations of the neighborhood packinghouse and the problem of making a brand new domestic. They maintained a robust cultural id with Czech song, literature and an timeless commitment to relatives. within the wake of a devastating flood in 2008, the folks of Czech Village and New Bohemia re-imagined conventional ideas to forge a outstanding resurgence towards a promising destiny. writer Dave Rasdal travels from the Charles Bridge to the Bridge of Lions in a party of Czech history and heritage in Cedar Rapids.

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