"I would like to become a painter"

My name is E.H. but I prefer to be called… I like it better. I am 18. I am an adult now. I can work. I’m from here, from Sarajevo. I live up here, at Gorica, you know? A lot of things happened. Mother left us when I was little. My father used to hit her, so she left for Mostar. My brother used to beat her up, too. The older one. The one who was in jail. So my sister and my younger brother used to live with my father. He died last year. It was a doctor’s mistake.

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