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18 year age difference

my lovely brother

14th of August. That very day changed our lives – it was a birth of Aristarh. When I was informed about it, I was at university.
Summer foundation courses were coming to the end. We have been celebrating classmate’s birthday during ten minutes’ break, when suddenly I received a call from my stepfather. In fact, I was waiting for that call. Being extremely uneasy, I could not distinguish his emotions immediately. It seemed the conversation divided into the seconds with an interval of the eternity. I didn’t know what to think – my heart sank for a moment. And then I have heard: "Now you have a little brother." I have begun to cry, those tears were full of true and genuine happiness. New period of life has come. It is a time, when only one thought about Aristarh fills my heart with joy and warmth.

4th of June. Today I will finally embrace my "Vinnie de Pooh". My mom and Aristarh will be discharged from an isolation hospital for children. During these five days I could see them only in a window of the ward on the third floor. It was so sad and lonely without them.That's why I didn’t want to come back home, it was so empty there.
My brother missed me too, you know. But today our house will be filled with laughter again. I will be able to smile again.



pooza11's picture

so sweettttttttt............

You really have a cute brother. I am in love with him now. I hope you dont mind hmmm...It feel so proud to have such a nice brother.I pray for your lovely relationship and to live with your family happily.


Elis Draven's picture


Pooza, nice to read your comment! If you only could see him in reality! really sweeet boy!

Kakim's picture

From me!!!

Элис вот теперь мы и здесь встретились)))
А братика твоего теперь я увидел наконец то)))
Хе хе хе)))

Elis Draven's picture

Kakim, thanks!

Kakim, thanks!

JaniceW's picture

So sweet

It must be a joy for you to hold his little hand in yours. I hope you will share more stories about him and your life in Kazakhstan. Best wishes,

Elis Draven's picture


I'll try to post more stories! Thank you, Janice!

Rebecca Snavely's picture

New life

Thank you for sharing your story. I especially connected to the "waiting" period, uncertain what the news might be, hopeful for the best, and how life can change in an instant when a new life enters it. I wish you all the best with your family!


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