Re-uniting with friends in Kiev, Ukraine

Leaving Kazakhstan by train from Uralsk through Russia, we arrived in Kiev one year since we completed the workshop with Otchiy Dim. Many of the orphaned kids have since been adopted, off to the USA or Bulgaria. We took a bus out to the summer camp to see if any of the kids still recognized us. Sure enough, Vlad came up and started singing Ochi Chornje, and other kids showed us how they have continued with juggling. We distributed our last juggling balls and clown noses and two kids immediately started playing.

Our old friend Alyone performed with us several times and is planning on joining us in 2012!