Loss of memory, amputation of fingers, panic attacks: how COVID-19 changed the life of recovered

Many of the 1,7 million Americans who become infected with the coronavirus are dealing with lingering symptoms and changes, after which their lives will not be the same, USA Today writes. An avid skier is preparing to amputate 8 fingers and 3 toes due to complications caused by coronavirus. ...

'Came for the sake of music': how an American became an honored artist and father with many children in Siberia

This American has been a music lover all his life: he plays the saxophone, flute and clarinet. Now he has mastered different styles of throat singing - raising five children and speaking Russian ... with a Tuvan accent. The amazing story of Sean Quirk, born in Wisconsin and ...

'I knew that I was dying': a touching story of a 90-year-old American who defeated coronavirus

One of the first major coronavirus outbreaks in the United States occurred in a nursing home near Seattle. At least 39 people passed away at the Center for Elderly Care in Kirkland. But not the 90-year-old Dzheneva Wood - despite ...

Uber driver from Atlanta graduates from college after passenger repays her tuition debt

An Atlanta-based Uber driver told the Bismarck Tribune that she was one step closer to realizing her dream of becoming a lawyer thanks to a random passenger who paid off her college debt. Latonia Young, who works as a hairdresser by day and as an Uber driver at night, ...

Help one: how a Ukrainian returns to life of drug addicts in the USA

Sergey Volyansky created a successful home renovation company. He hires people who, like he once, managed to give up drugs. He helps them undergo rehabilitation and teaches the craft. He told his story to the Voice of America. I come across ...

A boy from Massachusetts threw a letter in a bottle into the ocean and after 9 years received a response from France

A young American sent a message in a 9 bottle years ago from Massachusetts, dropping it into the Atlantic Ocean. After 9 years, the young man received an answer from France. As an 10-year-old boy, Max Fredenburg threw a letter in a bottle into the Atlantic Ocean in the 2010 year. ...

Suspicious individuals, Americans and the police: what strikes ours in the USA

A string of neat little houses with low white fences. The proud palms slightly cut the horizon. We are in a small California town, visiting the family of our friend American Jim. Morning walk. Attention immediately attracted two guys, years 18-20. Tall, a little stooped. Both in…

Life after death: how a Russian-speaking immigrant found and lost a loved one in a foreign country

Anna Medvedeva, a teacher of Russian, met her love in the United States. She met the successful microbiologist Alexei. Six months later, they got married, and their son Daniel was born. Alexei developed vaccines against HIV and malaria, but he himself was powerless against an incurable disease. ...

The incredible story of WWII: 'I learned that my older sister is my mother'

When Albert Gilmore needed a birth certificate to marry, the woman he considered his older sister was rather reluctant to give this document to him. Opening the evidence, he understood why. It turned out that the man whom he knew for 21 years as an older sister was his ...

As a homeless pupil from New York received a full scholarship at Harvard

Getting a college degree can be one of the most important achievements in a person's life. And this may be doubly important for young people from families who live worse than others. Athena Capo-Battaglia has passed a difficult path from a resident of a shelter to a student of one of the ...

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