She knew how to be silent. And it helped us in many ways to transfer complex storms that are inevitable in a large family, where there were so many different people and temperamental.But gradually, over the years, my mother and Lida were getting closer to each other, and he burned a lot of love. Many people, even strangers often thought she Lyusin daughter and said that it is very like her. When my mother was already seriously ill, she told me: "Well, thank God, I have to Lida's not scary to leave, she was brilliant and clever."Moreover, after my mother's death was Lida organizes meetings with my mother's friends, contacts the Vakhtangov Theatre, goes to all the shows. Friends mom now say that Lida took over my mother and tone in conversation, and the skill to bake pies, and the thoughts and judgments about art and theater.I would like to emphasize that in making this book the contribution of my wife is very large. She picked up the photos, organize the author's interview with my mother's friends, discussing chapters and papers. In 1974, our son was born Caro, named in honor of his grandfather. He always called my mom to Lucy, not her grandmother.Mom also liked to be for it not a strict mentor, a friend, a friend. When CARICOM was in school during the twentieth Vspolny alley, my mother used to call in for him after school. There were going to well-known artists: Natalia Belokhvostikova come for his daughter Natasha, Nikita Mikhalkov or Tatiana dropped in for Anya and theme.They all were in the same class. This was the "cinematic" class. However, in contrast to his high school friends, CARICOM did not become an actor. When he, a little, came to Luce in theater, said: "Lucy! How are you beautiful here! I want to work here. " What Lucy he firmly replied, "Over my dead body. Enough of the actors in the house. "CARICOM graduated from International University and is currently working at a big British property management company. We have always lived together. So like my mother. She loved that the family was big enough to sit at the same table, both parents and children, and grandchildren, and grandparents.Now, it is growing up and running around the apartment Karik Mityushev son, the grandson of Lucy, who is now four years old. And surprisingly - by temperament, burning eyes, he is very similar to my grandmother. And what is most striking - he just wakes up and sings in the morning. And just like his father, he calls his grandmother not his grandmother, and Lidushey. He says:"Lidusha, my dear girl." Together, they read books, especially love Pushkin, many lines which Mitya knows by heart. Vy jste vdova!
. Lidusha sews his hussar costume, playing the piano, they go to museums, talk about the artists. Several times to the theater, where he, like his father, as a child all the love.When Mitya Lidushey walk on the Old Arbat, then Mitya, passing by the Vakhtangov theater, be sure to say, "It worked, my great-grandmother, an actress." Actually my mother's personality influence on our whole family is huge and neoslabevayusche.