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Growing Up in the Soviet Union Taught This Founder to be Resourceful

By spotting opportunity in limitations, she learned to create her own success.
Source: Courtesy of Katya Dorozhkina
Courtesy of Katya Dorozhkina

I grew up in the Soviet Union, during a time of political and economic turmoil. My didn’t have much money, and so my childhood was one of hand-me-downs. I’d inherited my older brothers’ books, clothes, in overlooked things.

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