Negative Effects Of Leaving America

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After several months of anxious waiting, Government granted exit visas for four of us, and for my parents. While I quit work, Victor continued working two, sometimes three jobs. Our Aunt Ghenya, who finally at her advanced age, lived in very decent conditions, was totally confused and lost. She was 70 years old and she did not need America; watching and trusting Russian TV propaganda, she knew that America is an awful place, where people are dying on the streets. The prospect of leaving our new comfortable apartment, familiar life and moving into unknown ruined her health I am quite certain of it. She and Annushka shared the same room, and there she passed away during night on November 20, 1978. It was a tremendous shock for Annushka who found
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