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The Glicenstajns: Brazilian newcomer family to Winnipeg giving back in spades

The Glicenstajn family:  Andre and Tatiana and their two kids, Carolina (9) and Alexander (7)


Introduction: With this article, we introduce a new series, focusing on newcomers to the community.
When Andre and Tatiana Glicenstajn and their two kids, Carolina (9) and Alexander (7), came to Winnipeg  from Brazil two-and-a-half years ago, they were happily blown away by the warm reception they were given by the local Jewish community.

You think kids are too closely guarded nowadays? Read this story about a 12-year-old girl hitchhiking to Wpg. Beach in 1945!

Winnipeg Beach circa 1945

A recent article in the paper caught my eye. It was about a Winnipeg woman who was scolded by Child and Family Services for allowing her two children aged seven and three years old, to go shopping at the bake shop around the corner.