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Instead, I say other things. Long enough to forget, she says.
She hears the defensiveness in my voice. She changes the subject. The snow keeps falling. I mourn those missing words. Inwhen I first get to Mongolia, it is New Year. The Year of the Pig. The city family lives in UB or, as no one ever calls it, the capital, Ulaanbaatar.
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