Reply To: Raoul Wallenberg Forest

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<p style=”text-align: left;”>Peter-  U Thant and his family lived in that house for ten years. His beloved grandson Thant Myint U was born in NYC,  lived in that house since it’s early days, and was a student at Riverdale Country Day, right down the street. According to my brief email conversations with his grandson, U Thant conducted UN business in the house frequently, and he entertained foreign leaders there. I’ve seen photographs documenting this.</p>
The house in Riverdale was beloved by the entire family, not the least of whom by U Thant. I disagree that his connection to Riverdale was peripheral and unimportant. Quite the contrary.