Teona and Lasha speak to Dr. J about growing up in Georgia – the country in the Caucasus, not the US state. The episode paints a beautiful picture of Georgia - the language, the food, the sense of humor, the importance of friendships and relationships. Teona and Lasha also explain what led them to fall in love with Germany and in particular with the city of Hamburg. Lasha says towards the end of the episode, “My heart beats for Georgia and Germany.” His statement marks the underlying sentiment of this episode filled with memories of childhood and questions about belonging.
Languages spoken in this episode: The entire interview is in English. The episode includes very brief exchanges in Georgian, Russian, German and Spanish.
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