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Krystyna Lagowski

Barbra Streisand Was My Rabbi

In her putatively Catholic household, Lagowski’s adoration of Barbra was seen as normal. Then the shocks of her parents’ divorce reveal why.

My Polski family didn’t celebrate Christmas like other families. While December 25 was the big day for everybody else, my father insisted on sticking to Old Country ways.

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  • Chris James

    A whole book could be edited with stories like this one about Streisand’s deep impact on thousands of other people. She touches something primal and eternal in those who “get” her. To those who don’t, your loss.

  • Jeff Bazell

    Beautifully told story of why we love her, and why it’s sometimes difficult to explain to those that don’t. You managed to do both. Thank you. PS: Welcome to my tribe!

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  • Robin Lipman

    SUCH a BEAUTIFUL story!!!! NOTHING makes me happier than hearing from people who ADORE Barbra, and TRULY GET her, and what an EXTRAORDINARY soul she is….
    She has IMPACTED and influenced my life in EVERY way since I discovered her back in 1976, and she has, and ALWAYS will be my SWEET, SWEET SWEET INSPIRATION forever….. People who LOVE Barbra are TRULY rhe LUCKIEST PEOPLE in the world…. ❤❤❤❤