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Project Xpat: How It Sounds To Live In Russia

Project Xpat

Project Xpat: How It Sounds To Live In Russia

Mark Kelleher
Walking the twins to school.
Mark Kelleher
Mark Kelleher
Mark Kelleher
Mark Kelleher

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American expat Mark Kelleher, 56, is an English teacher in Chelyabinsk, Russia. He has lived there for a dozen years with his Russian wife, Tatiana. They have twin daughters, Caitlyn and Maggie, who are 7.

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