I, the interpreter, introduced myself to Henry a few minutes before the first Russian ladies matchmaking social started. Before coming to Moscow he had corresponded for about a year with Larisa, a 30 year old Russian lady from the Moscow region. Henry had called her a lot by phone, usually by three way calling with an interpreter. He invited her to come to the Russian ladies socials on the second day to meet him. The fact that he was so looking forward to meeting Larisa influenced his behavior and focus during the first day of the socials. Henry was a tall, slim man, intelligent and well-dressed. Russian ladies approached me to speak to him and he was pleased but didn't converse with anyone.
Russian Ladies at the Receptions
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He was amazed at how many beautiful Russian ladies were there. "The advertising stated that there are a lot of beautiful Russian ladies at these socials, but I did not really believe. I thought it was only an ad". The next day at the second social, Henry was looking around nervously waiting for Larisa. Suddenly he rushed into a crowd of lovely ladies. Larisa was one of them, her blue eyes full of tenderness but also anticipation. She had blond hair, dressed in a business suit tightly stretching her slim body. Henry recognized her immediately. "How lovely she is!" Henry whispered. "Please help us." They both were very nervous and even me, a middle person, felt this tension.
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