“My lady, I did not have time for fairy tales!” Homo sapiens meets bear in Transylvania (VII.)

Stories with bears and about bears – taken from qualitative interviews with locals in southern Transylvania in summer-autumn 2013.
Q = question (young female researcher)
A = answer (a 29 year old Romanian shepard from the village of Vidacut/Hidegkut, Mures county)

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Q: Do you remember from your childhood some fairytales, poems, folklore about bears, heard from your parents, grandparents?
I: My lady, I did not have time for fairy tales! I had to work from the age of 15!
Q: I understand. But please don’t call me “lady”! I’ll be a lady only from next year onwards… (both laughing)

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