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Andy Kroneberger of Spicer holds a copy of the book he's written that documents the political oppression, starvation and death of children his parents endured in Russia before they escaped to the United States, where they experienced more heartbreak. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)

'A man called Andreas'


The question of how much heartbreak a person can stand -- and still get up to live another day -- is one that begs to be asked in page after page of a recently published book Andy Kroneberger of Spicer has written about his family.

The book, "A Man Called Andreas," plunges into the depths of despair that led the Kroneberger family across Russia, Germany, Argentina, Cuba and, finally, the United States and, specifically, Minnesota.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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