Monthly Archives: February 2000

A Legendary Hero Guides a Reborn Kyrgyzstan – New York Times

 

A Legendary Hero Guides a Reborn Kyrgyzstan – New York Times

OSH, Kyrgyzstan — On most days, 11-year-old Azamat Malikov spends at least an hour or two doing what comes naturally to many people in Kyrgyzstan. He works at memorizing what is said to be the world’s longest epic poem.

http://www.nytimes.com/2000/01/02/world/a-legendary-hero-guides-a-reborn-kyrgyzstan.html?ref=stephen_kinzer
02/01/2000