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Jun 14, 2022Liked by Ukraine Stories

I am reminded of stories about the evacuation of English children to the countryside during the blitz. (The Queen's charming skit with Paddington Bear brought those times to mind). Some children were placed with caring families and thrived, other host families merely tolerated their "guests" and provided depressing and squalid conditions. I hope Valya will do well, but most of all, that this nightmare will end for Ukrainians and they can soon begin rebuilding. Perhaps Valya's hosts will show her some of the photos of the devastation in Germany after WWII, and how the beauty was restored. That might give her hope.

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