Posts by alena_america


'Why I'm a Republican': Russian-speaking immigrant shared her election sympathies

Why am I a Republican? If you had asked me about this a year ago, you would have heard the answer: "Because Republicans do not give out benefits to everyone." And since I have worked all my life and achieved everything with my hard work, I support this approach: ...


How to get a license to carry a weapon in the USA: the experience of a Russian-speaking immigrant

To obtain a license to carry weapons, you need to pass a special class. Today I passed it from 10:00 to 15:00. There were 8 girls in the class - from 20 to 60 years old. We studied how to properly handle weapons. Attention! IN…


Run away, hide, attack: how schoolchildren and students in the USA are trained in case of mass shooting

Run, hide, attack - this is the protocol that is in place during mass shootings in America and really helps to reduce the number of victims. ⠀ When I started working as a teacher in the USA, the protocol was different - to hide and wait for the police to neutralize the shooter. But…


Doctor's advice: how to buy medicine in the American pharmacy at the best price

Once we had a doctor visiting us, and he shared advice on how to buy a medicine in a pharmacy at the best price. Living in America - shake it off! First tip Download GoodRx app, it's free. There, enter the name of the medicine, and the application ...


Why I left the States from the good life

What is it like to return to Russia after three years of living in America, and what can force you to make such a decision? Only in a personal comparison of life “here and there” one can understand which benefits are actually more valuable. Probably worth starting ...

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