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12-09-2012, 02:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Xokkeu View Post
Hard to know what country he fits in to. He was born in the US, left as a child and grew up wandering around Europe with his father. Italy, Belarus, Russia and then back to the US at 14 or 15. Then to Sarnia, which is technically Canada, but is only a bridge away from the US. Frankly I think the reason he considers himself so American is that with his globe trotting as a child he probably never really was able to settle into a country on a continent where being accepted into society isn't as easy as it is in North America.
Guesswork. We'll never know why Galchenyuk chose the U.S. It might have been a purely pragmatic decision than a cultural one.

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