In February 2013, a 500+ foot yacht docked on the west side of Manhattan.
The boat, named Eclipse, belonged to the Russian oligarch, Roman Abramovich – one of the richest men in the world. And the media went wild speculating why Abramovich had parked his mega-yacht in the US for more than a month.
On April 8, with the boat still docked, Abramovich’s girlfriend Dasha Zhukova gave birth to a baby girl at New York Presbyterian hospital.
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And because Abramovich’s daughter, Leah Lou, was born on US soil, she gained a US citizenship (in addition to a Russian citizenship).
Leah didn’t realize it, but her father was giving her a tremendous gift by harboring his yacht in the US.
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