age 11, is pictured on the beach during his visit to San
Diego in 2007. His mother, Irina, a single parent, is raising
her sister's 4 children as well as her own 2 children in
a one bedroom flat. Kolya and Katya (below) are cousins.
Kolya is a good student and is often responsible for caretaking
the 4 younger kids. Children of Chernobyl Foundation is
sponsoring his 2008 return visit, and we are currently looking
to place him with a host family.