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Margus will Hunt you down

You know you have it made once Chuck Norris style jokes begin to circulate: “Margus Hunt isn’t sleeping, he is waiting.”Or, “How many sit-ups can Margus Hunt do? All of them.“ Even his name, which means “wolf” in Estonian, lends itself to many metaphors. Recently, Margus Hunt himself started using the English …

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Global Estonians: professional make-up artist Gerda Miller (London)

Gerda is a professional make-up artist, who has her own outstanding style and look. Tartu-born and East-London-based, she loves art and films. I met Gerda when she had just finished preparations for her second exhibition called “One Side of the Story“, in collaboration with photographer Heikki Leis, and found some …

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“Make babies and keep your heads up high” – an interview with 100-year-old New Yorker Juta Kurman

Juta Kurman is a well-known member of the Estonian community in the American northeast. She has been active in many global and U.S.-based Estonian organisations. Her current passion is teaching Estonian to Americans in the New York Estonian House once a week.* Estonia’s first president Konstantin Päts complimented her on …

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Pediatrician Lea Salmistu-de Souza in France: A 12-year voyage to private practice

„I always thought that I would never want to live anywhere but in Estonia, neither did I want to learn French. Now I will never say ‘never.’“ This is how Lea Salmistu-de Souza – a pediatrician, specialising in allergology – looks back at her decision, made 12 years ago, to …

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