Peter and Paul Springberg with paternal grandparents - 1944"In the mid 1890s, in the tiny Russian village of Odornya, a Jewish family owned a prosperous inn. Their only son, Shmuel, was athletic and intelligent, but his sense of humor sometimes got him in trouble. He teased his father saying, “Abba, I think you wear that elegant sable hat whenever you make major decisions; does that mean it has the brains in the family?” His mother heard him, laughed out loud and said “Shmuel, you’re lucky you survived that episode ... "       (Read the entire story here.)

Chicken Soup for the Soul - Shaping the New You"Life Changes" is Peter's story about how his brother's premature death set Peter's life on a new course.