Today, the octogenarian still rules his self-proclaimed micro-nation alongside his wife, Rina.
Rina AMIRI SENIOR MEDIATION EXPERT, UNITED NATIONS Rina Amiri is a senior mediation expert with the United Nations.
Rina had no difficulty making herself comfortable among the young poplar trees.
Rina sat gripping her hands together in her lap to control their trembling.
Mabyn was a decent head, after he got well; and Rina certainly was happy about it.
"I can mak' her well, maybe," said Rina, still affecting indifference.
Tears slowly welled up in Rina's eyes, and stole one after another down her cheeks.
Rina, divining his thought, coolly lifted the pail to her lips, and drank of it.
Rina turned to go without a word; but Natalie called her softly.
Soothing her, he offered Rina's drink; and it had an immediate effect.