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"Letters from Russia"
& Selected East Texas Stories

by James L. Choron
James L. Choron

Ghosts and Such

Paranormal Happenings
in Texas and Russia
  • UFO Story Chariots of Fire
  • The House on Nikitski Pereulic
  • The Aurora Incident
    One of the earliest documented encounters with an alien life form
  • School Days
    The mystery of Center High School's second floor
  • Hanging Tree - The Haunted Tree of Shelby County's Square, Center, Texas
  • Our Little Hero
  • Alamo Ghosts

    Wars and Heroes

  • Three Times a Hero
    An Afghanistan War veteran's story
  • Our Little Hero
    "This isn't a "Texas" story, but it's one that I think Texans will identify with. A "different kind of war story", it's one of the saddest, but most heroic paranormal cases I've ever dealt with."
  • People
  • Duck Tales
    Stage and Screen Actor Ronald Colman


    Column began April 2004
  • James L. Choron

    James L. Choron is a journalist and writer living in Mamontovka, a suburb of Moscow, Russia. He has resided in the Russian Federation for over sixteen years, and is a former senior executive with the Eastman Kodak Company. He is currently owner and Chief Executive Officer of Old Guard Productions, a company dealing in motion picture and television logistics and properties, and American Business Training, a company which deals with sales and customer service training for Russian companies seeking to introduce Western business practices and standards.

    James Choron was born in Dallas, Texas, in December 1953, and raised in the small East Texas town of Center, where his parents still reside. He is a graduate of Center High School, and Stephen F. Austin State University where he received a Bachelorís Degree, with a double major in History and English Literature. He also holds a Master's Degree and PhD from Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, in Eastern European History.

    Mr. Choron has been working journalist for just over thirty-five years, and has columns appearing in numerous publications in both Russia and the United States. He has numerous hobbies, primarilly related to Paranormal and Historical research, both of which he has been involved for over twenty years. Mr. Choron has published two novels, a collection of short stories and a number of independent articles on paranormal encounters and activities and on historical and biographical topics. He is a staffmember on several on-line publications and forums dealing with History and the Paranormal. He is a regular contributor and featured author in both "Fate" and "Military" magazines.



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