Natalia: It took me a month to consider it. In Russia there are no oceans like the ones here, and it's so cold. When I walk outside and the sky is gray, it's depressing. For me to be in a wheelchair for the rest of my life seemed impossible. I woke up in the hospital.
I never had the time to do that before, because I was always so busy with school. Even now I feel some effects of the accident, but I am getting stronger. For the past four years, I have had no time off from school or work. Natalia: I'm definitely going to stay in the U.
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I'm not all the way back, but I can work out every day for an hour or so. My family is ancient, like a royal family. Natalia: It was a total nightmare, being 17 years old and not being able to do anything. Playboy: How did you take that news? By entering this site you swear that you are of legal age in your area to view adult material and that you wish to view such material. Natalia: I had never really thought about modeling.
I like sunshine and blue skies. Playboy: When did you start to walk again? So even though I've been on my own since I was 16, it was instilled in me that I could never even consider something like Playboy. But the trip wasn't easy: Five years ago, just after beginning her freshman year at Maryland, Natalia was in an auto accident that left her facing life in a wheelchair. And I'm near the water. In This Photo: , , , , , , , , L-R Playboy Playmates Neferteri Shepherd, Brande Roderick, Pilar Lastra, 2013 Playmate Of The Raquel Pomplun, Alison Waite, Natalia Sokolova, Val Keil, Kona Carmack and Victoria Fuller attend Playboy's 2014 Playmate Of The Year Announcement and Reception at The Playboy Mansion on May 15, 2014 in Holmby Hills, California.
First the doctors thought I might not make it because I'd lost so much blood, then they said I would never walk again, that at best, I'd spend my life in a wheelchair. Before that I was very athletic. This rating is compatible with microsoft internet explorer's content filtering function and facilitates website blocking software. There are only such words as don't want to. And then modeling opportunities came along.
It can be traced back to the 12th century. But I also love California. Playboy: Why did you shift gears from studying to modeling? If I can just steal my dog from my mom, I'll be happy. Playboy: How did you feel when you were approached by Playboy? My attitude was, I'm going to walk again, or I'm not going to live. Natalia: It was six months until I took my first steps.
. Born and raised in Moscow, Miss April journeyed from the shadow of the Kremlin to the pages of Playboy by way of the University of Maryland and the Hawaiian Tropic I nternational competition in Las Vegas. I talked to my mom in Moscow, and it was -20 degrees Centigrade. . .
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