Interviewee ID: 990094
Parent's name: Gendendarjaa
Ovog: Lagnaa tuslagch
Year of Birth: 1952
Notes on education:
Born in: Dalangadzad sum, Ömnögovi aimag
Lives in: Manlai sum (or part of UB), Ömnögovi aimag
Mother's profession: herder
Father's profession: lama / herder
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Summary of Interview 080816B with Rentsennorov
Rentsennorov tells about her job as a children’s doctor. She says that child mortality was high in the socialist period. As she managed to curb it in her sum, the locals came to respect her. For her achievements she was awarded the medal of the Distinguished Doctor of Mongolia. At the age of thirty-seven she gave birth to her first child. These are the two things that she says she is proud of. She recounts how she received the medal, and how she gave birth.
In her view, her native sum is underdeveloped from a technological point of few. Let alone other modern conveniences, electricity is in short supply.