Interviewee ID: 990267
Parent's name: Biniya
Year of Birth: 1942
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Born in: Tes sum, Uvs aimag
Lives in: Chingeltei sum (or part of UB), Ulaanbaatar aimag
Mother's profession: herder
Father's profession: herder
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Summary of Interview 090517B with Norhloo
She was adopted by her parents when she was nearly twelve months old. Her parents’ deeds have deeply influenced her life, she thinks.
In 1976 she came back after graduation and the 1980s was the peak period of the socialist development. She could write and speak Russian. Her language level was high and it was the window through which she was introduced with world culture and techniques and technology, and it gave her a great many opportunities in her life. She spoke in detail about student life in Russia, the policy conducted by the state in teaching the students abroad, their salary, allowance and provision. She spoke with documented facts on many new techniques and technologies introduced in the social service sector. Buddha has become our national religion and during the revolution it had been suppressed, and it revived again in 1990. She went to India as a tourist and met with the Dalai Lama. He gave her a Buddha bagsh with a relic in it as a gift. It has become the Buddha of our family.