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(2127) Tanya

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1971 KB1. Discovered 1971 May 29 by L. I. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in memory of Tanya Savicheva, a 12-year-old schoolgirl who perished during the 1941–1944 blockade of Leningrad. In her diary she made a record as her parents and other relatives died, one by one. Her last note was “... all the Savichev’s have died, Tanya is left alone”. (M 5283)

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