This is my father and Tanya.

Tanya joins a long line of Ukrainian/Russian women in my father's life. First there was Aksana, who might have died in the hospital when my father went to visit her in the Ukraine. Then there was Marina, the ex-KGB agent in St. Petersburg who's vengeful ex-boss would not release her passport to allow her to leave the country and marry my father. Then there was woman #3 last December who made my father visit her in Moscow only to drug him and try and steal the money he didn't have. And now, Tanya. Tanya in May. Tanya, back in the safe land of the Ukraine. Why is she in his lap? Who knows. Will he ever find happiness? Will I ever have a second mommy?

Only time will tell.

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