Henry D. Remple was born in 1908 in Ukraine to a German-speaking Mennonite family. He settled in Lawrence, Kansas, for the majority of his adult life, devoting himself to the mental health profession. Sixty years after his family's immigration to escape the Russian Revolution, he began telling his traumatic childhood story to others. It has served as a message of hope and resiliency to children and parents throughout his community. DVD cover -  Henry D. Remple, Finding Hope in Troubled Times

Obituary: Henry D. Remple     November 25, 1908–April 9, 2010

DVD running time: 34 minutes

This DVD and accompanying website are made possible by a grant from the Rice Foundation, Lawrence, KS and through the generous support of:
The Bert Nash Mental Health Center, Lawrence, KS
The Remple and McAllister families
Tabor College, Hillsboro, KS
Fresno Pacific University, Fresno, CA
The Lawrence Public Library, Lawrence, KS

The DVD is produced and directed by Linda Haskins for TAKE TEN, INC. www.taketeninc.com.

DVD available through the National Film Network

from Bolshevik Russia to America, A Mennonite Family StoryHenry D. Remple's memoir, From Bolshevik Russia to America: A Mennonite Family Story is based on a diary he kept from age 13 through 19 during the years 1922-28—starting in Russia and ending in Nebraska. The book also includes the author's reflections about his life's journey, as well as oral history interview excerpts from his sisters, Agatha and Agnes, and his wife, Mariana Lohrenz Remple. This compelling book documents the resilience of the human spirit and the courage of the Remple family, as well as the important contributions that those who have experienced profound suffering and loss can make to improve our world.

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10 Digit ISBN # 0-536-09174-9           13 Digit ISBN # 9780536091741

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