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At World's End

At World's End
by Alessandra Meniconzi

The Nenets are the last nomadic people left in Russia, leading a precarious existence in an inhospitable autonomous district in Northwest Siberia. The Yamal-Nenets district is a glacial place where winter temperatures fall to -40°C or even -50°C. Olya, six years old, helps her parents with chores by collecting wood for the fire.