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April 26, 2010, 17:14 6943 Author: Yana Sasina, Olga Kurlikova (translated into English by Maryna Psol) www.deti.zp.ua A smile of Artyomka is really childish and effulgent


Artyomka is a tacitum and unsociable boy. When he answers my questions he looks on the floor with downcast eyes and timidly smile. And his smile is really childish and effulgent. But the disease fettered him, Tyoma cannot play soccer with boys or boast of his school grades. He is doing only the first steps in education, but with his unconsoling diagnosis it is real success.

- Mom, look how can I, -appeals he to the teacher showing letters written with uncertain hand.

Mother… If she could see what her quiet boy can do! Could see and help him moving further. Maybe then Artyomka could smile a little bit more often.

Artyom in the study room, winter 2012

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