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What Fulbright taught me?

Waking up from unusual sirens with a view of always illuminated Wall Street was my first wow of the Fulbright program. Three weeks of the pre-academic orientation in New York City flew by in a same tempo as the yellow … Continue reading

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Inconvenient Truth: Ukrainians are Left Alone in their Struggle against Ruthless President

“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” John F.Kennedy I woke up to another nightmare: more than 80 killed and over a thousand wounded in my home country Ukraine in Eastern Europe. I have found it unbearable … Continue reading

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Holodomor remembered in Albany

The early November sunshine shone brightly on the Empire State Plaza. A stage with flowers, wheat sheaf and a steel cross, symbolizing the suffering and strength of Ukrainian people, towered above the gathered community. Ukrainian Americans from the Capital Region and … Continue reading

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Hands-on Pastor Building Community Spirit

 A marine biology student, Allie Leitzel, had been planning to continue her graduate studies in biochemistry of nutrition. But that had never happened as Leitzel’s engagement into campus spiritual life and her childhood experience of growing in a Lutheran church … Continue reading

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Revealing Tango

Their moves were flowing, but articulated, their embraces were strong, though loose at times, and they were gliding on the floor as though they were floating in the air. There is nothing more fascinating than watching a man and a … Continue reading

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