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Old Posted Feb 15, 2017, 3:53 AM
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I am in that age group where the USSR existed while growing up, so any of the countries that were part of it are completely lost on me plus so many have been broken up into different ones or don't even exist anymore. like does Yugoslavia still exist?

Its kinda weird or hard to explain perhaps but what you learned in school growing up is kinda how you still see the world. It's not an unwillingness to change but more of a just not something you unlearn I guess. Russia to me will always be the place where they lined up for bread. China will always be Tiananmen Square. When I was a kid people would say "eat all that food on your plate there are kids starving in china". Then, later on it was kids are starving in Africa. Now I don't think people say things like that anymore.

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