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RUSSIA DIANE SEVERYN MORRIS


RUSSIA

“Seek Peacefully, You will find.”

DIANE SEVERYN MORRIS Photos taken in 2011 Copyright ©2011 Diane Severyn Morris. All rights reserved.


“Sisters are for sharing laughter and wiping tears.�


For my sister, Daryl Ann Severyn From Russia with love.


Russia is the largest country in the world, covering more than one eighth of Earth’s inhabited land area with a population if 143 million. It is a country of vast landscapes, vibrant life, beautiful contrasts, and interesting people. St. Petersburg is Russia’s most European city and is known as the “Venice of the North” due to the canal system throughout the city. It is a major European culture center and also an important Russian port on the Baltic Sea. From 1732 to 1918 the city served as the imperial capital of Russia. In 1918 the central government bodies moved it to Moscow. Moscow is in the heart of Russia. It is a city of broad boulevards, bridges, fountains, art museums, and hundreds of gilded domes. Moscow’s Tretyakov and St. Petersburg’s Hermitage stand among the top museums in Europe. The ballet and symphony are considered high art in Russia and today’s performers carry on the legacies of the greats.


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Lee Morris

Diane Morris


GIVE US THE CHILDREN


“Countless as the sands of the sea are human passions.�


ART


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THE MADONNAS OF LENINGRAD


Thanks to my husband, Lee... We ventured on this journey as two...


Diane Severyn Morris was born in 1944 in Massachusetts where she spent her childhood. She enjoys world travel, gardening, and tending to her grandchildren. She presently resides in Vermont, South Carolina, Washington, DC and Naples, Florida.

“The question is not who is going to let me... it is who is going to stop me?�


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