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"It’s funny that when you’re a kid, everything looks so big. This is how the streets of Tudence, Macedonia—my hometown—looked. As I, a typical farm girl, grew up, I always had a dream—to live in a bigger world, a country where everyone’s dreams come true and anything is possible. And I remember this every day.
"The village of Tudence is quite different from the cities in America. It has less than 500 homes and lays underneath the mountains with the river running through, all surrounded by farmland. There are few grocery stores and one schoolhouse that sits on a hill, next to a church..." [Read more]