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Guest Editorial: Why I support Ukraine


My hometown in Poland, Chelm, is 20 miles away from the border with Ukraine.

My mother called me last Saturday.

She told me that the refugees are coming already to my hometown, most of them are women with kids. It looks like most of them are just passing by to get far away from the war, but some of them are deciding to stay and wait for friends or family that are still waiting in the Ukrainian traffic.

So far, since the invasion began a few days ago, Poland has taken in over 500,000 refugees from Ukraine.

My hometown’s population is around 65,000, we are a busy town but we are not a tou...

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