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Sydoriak to speak March 31 at Jemez Springs Library

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Los Alamos Living Treasure and author Stephanie Sydoriak will presents her book “An Ocean Between: 100% American-100% Ukrainian,” at 2 p.m. March 31 at the Jemez Springs Library.

Sydoriak was born in 1926 of Ukrainian immigrant parents in Boston, Massachusetts. Her undergraduate degree was in physics from Northeastern University. She continued graduate studies at Yale, but left before obtaining her master’s degree when her husband finished his Ph.D.

The couple moved to Los Alamos in 1948, where they brought up six children.

In recognition of her service to Los Alamos, she was named a Los Alamos Living Treasure of 2011.

She will have copies of her book available for purchase and signing.