Nodding, she sat back down and she tried to smile at the angel. "I was born in St Petersburg and I never knew my parents. They died when I was too young to remember them and I went to live with my uncle. I didn't go to school because I was always going to be sent here to be someone's wife. So I was taught English, and I learned by watching American TV shows. I like How I Met Your Mother," she said, a little shyly. "I had a sister but I haven't seen her since I was 5. I don't think they thought she would make a good wife."