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Straight From The Horse's Mouth

Or something like that.

I've been a little bit behind on posting up recent vids of the little lion man, so here are a couple in one go. Since the filming of these, he has progressed to saying mama pretty clearly and also meow when we prompt with "where's kitty," and many other sounds that could almost be words in Russian. It only stands to reason that the baby that was thought to be a non-responsive vegetable will be bi-lingual. That's our Leo for ya!
Oh yeah, since this vid, his nickname for Nika is pretty much always: "Ahhh!?!"




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  1. I do believe I heard the Russian for "life is wonderful"......and with a little training, Leo and Niki will be able to join the choir soon.
    Claire

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  2. This is one feel-good vid for the year! AHHHHHH!!! Sooo funny and cute.

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  3. I'm laughing and crying and thanking God that, no matter how I fair this day, I know I will be uplifted by this Nika and Leo cuteness! Miss you guys, and wish you all the best,


    Mel Sakran

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