How Dreams Came True: A Modern Russian Tale [video]_Featured_, Featured Videos, Inspirational Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
Beautiful video about Russian young people who use ingenuity, courage, innovation, and humor to turn their dreams into reality and create a one-of-a-kind community.
This is a story about Russian people, Common Russians, not famous politicians or sportsmen, or scientists. This story is about people you don’t hear about on news reports.
I want to tell you about an amazing community in the Ural Mountains known as “Molodyojney Jiloy Komplex”, or “MJK”, which means “Residential Complex for Youth.” I want to share my admiration and compassion for the people who live there.
Although it’s residents are ordinary Russian families – engineers, teachers, bus drivers, factory workers, this community is one-of-a-kind; and it started a whole movement in Russia in the seventies. The very creation of this community is a saga about these young people’s ingenuity, courage, innovation, guerrilla war with bureaucracy, their great use of humor, and their ability to turn every aspect of their dreams into reality.
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