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Ildiko in Vientiane
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Ildiko in Vientiane

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Ildiko in Vientiane

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Surviving

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Photo: Locked-in in Vientiane, Laos.

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“I was married, and I left the relationship. Initially there was a strong boost but then I nose-dived into depression.

And I think I needed that to completely rebuild myself up from scratch.

There was another event that reinforced that, when a couple of months later my house flooded and I lost a bunch of my stuff. I had to move out and find a new house.”
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Painted with my blood

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“Hi again Danny,

Yesterday it was dark already, but now I have taken more photos and uploaded them. You will see a COVID art gallery, that's what I call it, it's all of Sára's school art work that I tasked her with during the lockdown. When I look at it now, it feels like these images were drawn and painted with my blood, hehe, it was quite an intense period!

Have a nice day.
Ildi”
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“At Lao New Year we had almost a week off and I was alone. The kids were with their father.

I was so scared. What the hell will I do on my own in a lockdown?”
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“It was so nice!

I just enjoyed it and did so much. Like I learnt how to breathe for example – learning how to breathe as a 43-year-old!

And to just look at stuff. The amount of time I spent in the garden just looking at the plants growing.”
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Looking back

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"Never before in my life have I had this feeling: that things have happened exactly the way that are best for me.”
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  • Contributor: Ildiko Hamos
    Directed by: Dan Hodgson
    Photographs provided by: Ildiko Hamos
    Illustration by: Ewa Ferdynus

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