As a youth, I was full of the energy required to pursue my dream. The collapse of USSR destroyed my opportunities to work towards my dream there practically overnight. One day, I went to sleep full of joy, plans and hopes, but very next morning I awoke as foreigner in the country where I was born, raised, and lived. From that moment my home turned into unrecognizable place, was altered completely. The movie industry was destroyed and not only me, but everyone was being forced into a new
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