She was an aspiring artists and asked me if I would look at her drawings and I agreed and took her to lunch in the dining room that was only for us Americans.

The head of the Russian minders, filed an official complaint that I had asked this teenage girl to lunch and was giving  her some encouragement.

Ileyena came to the show many times and she is the only person that I did more than one session with.

Recently I found that out that all of the guides to the show (my interpreters and helpers)  knew her as “Braids” 

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