Passionate about engineering, he claims to have designed a "lifesaving" method to keep ships from sinking and aircraft from disintegrating during a crash.
He says he sold his house, truck and motorbike and left for Ukraine to further study the method here.
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"All the Slavic ladies in this part of the world are absolutely delightful." Social workers were shocked.
"I will work through it." Beridze said that besides being understandably worn out and ill after days of living on the streets, Dolego was exhibiting abnormal behavior. He is acting strangely." Beridze's group has contacted the U. Embassy in Kiev and is planning to buy Dolego a train ticket to Kiev, the capital, from where he could fly back to the United States.