Keeping the body healthy was what Yurii loved to do, but he also liked to keep his mind sharp with new skills. The good thing was, when you were young you also had so much more time to do it all. Now he must zero in on what is most important to his future.
AMM - How was life in Ukraine as a kid for you?
Yurii - It was really fun, I have a lot of good memories from my childhood. I had everything what I needed, my mother push herself so hard for that and I respect it. It was time with no phones and internet, I’ve spend all my free time with friends and we had a lot of fun.
AMM - Do you see life differently after serving in the military there and graduated from the Maritime Academy? And how is it different?
Yurii - Yes, serving in military has change me a lot. I went there as a kid and come back as a man. I become much stronger mentally and physically. It was one of the best experience in my life so far. Also, it has changed my mind in a good way, I became more mature.
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Spring 2019 Rogelio