“It makes me so happy that at least one remnant remains from my brother, and that is his son,” said Pietruszka, tears welling in his eyes.
“After so many years, I have been granted the privilege to meet him.” Pietruszka was 24 when he fled Warsaw in 1939 as World War II erupted, heading to the Soviet Union and leaving behind his parents and twin brothers Volf and Zelig, who were nine years younger.
Only days earlier, the Holocaust survivor who fled Poland at the beginning of World War II and thought his entire family had perished learned that a younger brother had also survived, and his brother’s son, 66-year-old Alexandre, was flying in from a remote part of Russia to see him.
Drew said they met at the juice company where Pendleberry worked and they have traveled 'together to New York, Canada and Malibu. Duchovny has been a regular at the Sun Life Organics juicery in Malibu owned by his friend Khalil Rafati where Pendleberry has worked.
The New York City native was previously married to actress Tea Leoni, 51, but they split in 2008.
Duchovny and Leoni have an 18-year-old daughter Madelaine and a 15-year-old son Kyd together.
The Red Shoe Diaries host in May 2015 released his debut album Hell Or Highwater.
Upon meeting, the two men clutched each other tightly and chatted in Russian as they examined each other’s similar facial features.