13 Aug celebrated unofficial holiday — international day lefties. Previously, these people were often retrained and forced to write with his right hand. Methods ranged from persuasion to violence. We spoke with seven people who in childhood had experienced them and they told me how they live now and which hand to use more. Published their stories in the first person.

Hope, began to retrain in 1988

— Maybe I was initially not completely left-handed, history is silent. My dad is left-handed, too retrained, but he was born in 1941, then there was no choice — all to be retrained. And here he was Ambidextrous.