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Recently, during my 2 a.m. post-library attempt to fall asleep, I was scrolling through Twitter and fell upon a video by The Atlantic titled “Bulgaria: The World’s Fastest-Shrinking Country.” I clicked, intrigued. As the child of two Bulgarian immigrants, I am bilingual and culturally tuned to my ethnic background. But because I was born and raised in the United States, I am always curious to learn and understand more about Bulgaria.
The piano in my childhood home is tired. Her brown, fraying ivory sags with overuse and dulled keys sing softly — worn out from years of pounding fingers. Her exterior — covered in stickers and stamps and carved into with uncut fingernails — reeks of resignation. Old and abused, the bench squeaks with arthritic dejection when slid out into sunlight.
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