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I Tried to Erase My Soviet Past, but Tea Brought Me Back — Now & Then

Margarita Gokun Silver as a Child

Margarita Gokun Silver and her childhood friend sharing tea and sweets.
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Growing up in 1970s and 1980s Moscow, my day began and ended with tea. Always in a cup with a saucer, in the mornings it accompanied a breakfast of eggs or a cheese sandwich and in the evenings a dushevni (or soulful) conversation with my mother.


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I Tried Beyoncé’s Vegan Meal Plan. Here’s How It Went. — Product Review

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In February this year, Beyoncé partnered with her trainer, Marco Borges, to create an organic, vegan, gluten-free, soy-free meal delivery service called 22 Days Nutrition. Beyoncé and Jay-Z went vegan for 22 days in December of 2013 with the help of Borges and both became enthusiastic supporters of the challenge. Thus, she went into business with her trainer to help other people feel as magical as she does. Sounds great, right?

Well, if it’s good enough for Bey, it’s good enough for me. Would I become closer to her if I tried the meal plan? Would I truly feel flawless? I decided to give her vegan meal plan a shot for 48 hours. Here’s how it went.


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