Monday, January 31, 2011

Novak Djokovic the Pride of Serbia

We just love this guy. He's funny, articulate and one hell of an awesome tennis player. We are reminded this morning by a great article in the Huffington Post that young Novak and his compatriots learned how to play tennis in a drained out swimming pool when their country was (rightfully?) bombed by NATO back in the 90's.

We remember the 1984 Winter Olympics being held in the beautiful capital city of Sarajevo and how just a few years later Sarajevo was known for another thing...the longest siege of a capital city in the history of modern warfare - from 1992-1996.

We are still confused by the entire Bosnia/Serbia/Croatia thing except to know that thousands upon thousands of people died, that there were actual concentration camps with skeletal people not seen since WWII and that the area is just starting to rebound.

Please read this article on Novak and the pride of Serbia.

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