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turning it into a taxi. He'd need to borrow the money, but he'd make a pretty good living, and the freedom of driving and being his own boss appeals to him. More important, he'd be able to drive his daughter to and from school. "We may not be able to raise our animals in UB," he went on. "But it's a good place to raise our children." Passing through the fence into his yard, Och- khuu drags the wooden gate behind him until the latch clicks. "God, I miss my horses," he says. j "These people are completely free," says historian Baabar. "They do exactly what they want to do, when they want to do it."