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First story : Who is Macek?

There is a story going around in our family, it comes from the 17th century. Our ancestors moved by carriage from the north side of High Tatras to the south land of Bekesska Csaba, the land mainly colonized by Slovak community of immigrants. We don’t have all their names unfortunately. The road with a vision of a new life was long, difficult and also tragic. The father of the family died on the way, only a widow with her children arrived to Bekesska Csaba. In the new city, she became friends with one Slovak called Surin and later married him. The story of our family begins here! In earlier years of 20th century the family of Surin owned a butcher shop on the main square in Bekesska Csaba.Butcher Andras was a honored citizen and a father of a small Bandur, cousin anfriend of Macek. Uncle Andras knew well his easy going / bohem brother Matej and decided to help the family. Every morning, Andras prepared a big sandwich for Macek and Macek came to help …