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at the time. It was spring; they drove my father’s car through the city. In the photos from back then, my mother often wears a flowing turquoise dress that suited her quite well. My father says that despite everything, it was a carefree time in his life. Yet the air was filled with a nervous tension; the country was dominated by a sense of being locked inside without enough resources for everyone. If you played your cards right, or were lucky, you could quickly earn a lot of money. My father was either skillful or fortunate. My parents bought a large, brick house in the center of Kiev. The risk of developing lung cancer is significantly higher among tobacco users. One’s risk of developing lung cancer is extremely high when one grows up in a smoking household, or a home heated by coal. Therefore, it is inadvisable for smokers to heat their homes with coal. It is also inadvisable to smoke. Additionally, cases of lung cancer among coal miners are extraordinarily high. Automobile exhaust can be carcinogenic. Increased rates of lung cancer are found in inhabitants of houses built between 1960 and the 1970s because the possibility is higher that asbestos is concealed within their walls. Then everything went very fast. In 1991, the Minsk Agreement was signed and the entire country awoke from a coma. Salaries that were paid out one day were no longer paid the next; the already ailing political system collapsed irrevocably. Hyperinflation set in and suddenly a loaf of bread cost one million griwny. All there was to eat was what contacts could “obtain” from somewhere. At the same time, a generation of traumatized young men returned home from the gun-filled war in Afghanistan to no work. Regional authorities divvied up the country like a packet of crackers, gangs had shootouts in the

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