Name: Tatyana Menaylowa
On web sites: True.com
Report: Here is one of the last letters she sent to me. I did not send any money.... I have saved every letter she has written to me and I have about 30 photos of her as well
Hi, my Jimmy.
I even do not know what to tell first. I simply hope that you will be happy!
The most important, finest news - I did it! I got the visa! I am very happy!!!!
I as well have found out that I will get vacation June, 22, 2008.
I have been to the company that reserves airway tickets. I asked
them how I can reach West Palm Beach (PBI)and how much it costs. They
have offered to me the ticket that costs $1690.80 USD. I asked them to find
cheapest ticket, because this price is expensive for me. They have answered
that they have a cheaper roundtrip ticket and the beginning of the flight June, 26, 2008.
It costs $1389 USD. It was the best variant for me. I asked them to reserve a ticket.
But they refused, because they can't reserve the ticket without advance payment.
I must pay full cost. I have asked if I can pay a part of money now, and
the other part later. They have told that it is possible, but I will be
limited by term. And if I will not pay the full cost of the ticket within
of this term, I will lose already nested money. I have agreed because it
is the only chance for me, because I must give to anti-emigration
committee a data about my payment. By this moment I had only the concrete
sum of money which I had after all my expenses.
I paid $ 910 USD. But it was not enough for them. In a panic, all that Elena
and I could do - we pawned our earrings and gold rings and I got $ 87 USD.
That is all I could do. The number of the flight on which I will get
the ticket is 159 American Airlines
The time of departure from Moscow is 2:40 pm. The time of arrival in West Palm Beach is 9:57 pm.
I will change planes in Chicago (ORD), number of the flight 1564 Ted.
After this I will fly to West Palm Beach, to you.
I know that probably I simply must tell that I can't come to you because
I haven't the remaining sum. I know that I promised to do all by self, and
I was sure that I can. I did not want to ask you. But after I did everything I did,
I cannot simply say that I will not come to you. I have passed through so
many difficulties, and I have overcome the most difficult. But all the
same I have disgusting feeling that I could not fulfill my promise. I am
always ready to do all what is possible,- to fulfill my promises, but at
the same time I understand that any person could get in such a situation.
To get the visa I have spent much more money than I expected. But people
were ready to help me only if I will pay them. I paid more than 400
dollars to get all documents, I paid in municipal committee, in the
ministry. Even officers in army garrison have compelled me to pay for
their help. I did not expect all this, but up to the last moment I was
sure that I still can make everything. I expected that I can get a
vacation payment. We get a vacation payment after ending of a vacation.
I asked to give me this money now because I need this money urgently. But,
at the last moment I have got the answer that I can get this money urgently
only in case of serious illness or for example in case of death of the relative.
I feel so guilty. I must bring all ready documents to Ministry and
anti-emigration committee on appointed day, because if not, - I will not
be able to come to you at all. I was sure that nothing can prevent our meeting.
But I must pay remaining sum. It is $ 392 USD. And I must pay money
before June 20, evening. Otherwise I will lose my nested money
and our jewelry will be sold out simply in vain. I know that I should not ask
you, and I am very ashamed to do it. And maybe I really simply must say
to you that I can't meet with you because I could not provide my travel
completely. But I cannot simply refuse our meeting because then all my
diligence, forces, nerves, means will be spent in vain. I understand that
for you it is too big sum to lend me. You are not obliged to help me. And
400 dollars which I have spent to get the visa, and 997 $ that I have
given for the ticket are huge money for me. But I want you to know that I
have given everything not for the sake of myself, but for the sake of us.
And I was happy all this time. I am asking you to help me just because I need
help urgently. I would never ask you about anything without reasons.
If you want to meet me, to help me to make our meeting, please, send money to the help
before June 20, evening. I want you to be confident in my sincerity,
that is why I send you the view of my visa. I want you to see the result of my efforts.
I address to you only because I need it right now, because the anti-emigration
committee waits for me with all documents and I am obliged to come to committee
according to appointed term.
I do not know if you want to help me or already not. But you have told that
I should not be afraid to ask you if there is anything you can do to help me.
I believe you even though I am afraid to ask. But I have no other exit. I need you.
If you can help me I will tell you what I have found out. Elena said that you
can help me with the help of remittance system. So we have addressed to the
nearest bank. We have been told that they use the system