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Thankful for Latvia

I'm German, living in Latvia. My story is about moving to Latvia when my music became a viral hit and I represented Latvia at the Eurovision Song Contest.

I grew up in Bochum, in the Ruhergebeit. This region is the reason for the European Union to exist.

I never really felt happy there. I didn't enjoy school; I preferred the breaks and playing football which helped me get in touch with all kind…