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At the farm Dmitrovka in the Voronezh region lives 83-year-old deaf-blind Tarasovna Raisa Vasilchenko. A person who helps to survive Raisa Tarasovna - local deputy district council, a former military Nikolai Krasnoborodko, he told the details of life Raisa Tarasovna.
Raisa Tarasovna lives all alone. She has a family, but no one except my cousin, who sometimes comes to visit, it does not help.
In the house of Raisa Tarasovna no gas and water supply. There is a 20-meter well, which is dug on the accumulated old woman money. As a disabled person in Group 2 it receives about 6,000 rubles a month.
Raisa Tarasovna lost her hearing at age 13 - is something inborn. Quite girl learned putting furnace and worked in the village stovemaker. 25 years fell awkwardly on the bricks, hit his head and became blind. Who is guided in the house and in the yard of the signs - somewhere put twigs, somewhere a bunch of garbage. Nikolay helped her to put the label, shows the way to the well, to the barn.
It was not married, she had no children. Almost all his life she spent without seeing or hearing what is happening around. The only thing that connects it with the world - the opportunity to say something. This, very slurred, still remained, and she felt the next person, likes to talk. As it seems clear to the interlocutor.
Nikolai to communicate with her touch. Touching her chin - so says the man. Stroking her hair as if putting on a scarf - so says about a woman. It is difficult, but it turns out.
Raisa Tarasovna does everything itself - carrying water, preparing food, mowing the grass in the garden.
In the life Raisa Vasilchenko Tarasovna there is a mystery. For many years, she tells the villagers that a relative of Nadezhda Krupskaya, Lenin's wife. According to her, she remembers that Krupskaya came to the village in the thirties and wore it on his hands. Raisa Tarasovna father was then chief of mail and allegedly had a close relationship with the wife of the leader. Like it or not - is unknown. In the district archive even tried to make inquiries in Moscow, but received no response.
I tried to imagine how this woman lives, which do not see or hear. As she buys food and prepare meals, how to get water from the well, how to look after his goats and cats. She roof leaks, house collapses completely, like a fence that it has built itself from the branches. As she lives? How is it so people can live?