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In Polish village, no boys have been born in almost a decade


August 8, 2019

Kasia Strek – New York Times

Malwina Kicler, center, and Liliana Kicler, left, of the village of Miejsce Odrzanskie, Poland, Aug. 2, 2019. Over nearly a decade, all 12 children born in the farming hamlet of Miejsce Odrzanskie have been girls, an oddity that has drawn international attention.

MIEJSCE ODRZANSKIE, Poland – The popular Polish science-fiction film "Sexmission," a wild comedy satirizing life under Communist rule, envisioned a dystopian future in which men are extinct and the world is ruled by female technocrats.

In the small village of Miejsce Odrzanskie, overlooking the Oder River in southern Poland, that movie, released 35 years ago, has taken on new resonance.


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