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The World Shrinks To A Basement In Ukraine For World War II Survivor And Grandmother

For the past four months, Maria Nikolaevna, 92, has been living underground with her daughter, son-in-law, and the family cat. Her only glimpse of sunlight is when she sits at the foot of the stairs that lead up to the war-torn streets of Kharkiv, Ukraine.

For many older people like Maria, Russia's invasion of Ukraine has not only uprooted their lives but sowed confusion and misery.

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