We have black radishes in our blood

Iryna Fenno describes why her family eats rather unpleasant-tasting black radishes. Her ancestors survived man-made famine in Soviet Ukraine in 1932-33, now referred to as the Holodomor, by eating these vegetables.

Storyteller: Iryna Fenno

Date of Story: 1932-1933
Location of Story: Chernihivschyna, Soviet Ukraine
Location: Vienna, Austria
Date: 6 June, 2016
Citizen Historian: Mykhaylo Palahitskyy