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News4Jax Spotlights Local Woman Worried about Family in Ukraine

Topic: Ukraine
Posted on 3/1/2022

“Can you imagine being 5,500 miles from family and knowing they are fighting to survive?” asked Graham Media Group’s News4Jax in Jacksonville, Fla. They spoke to a local woman with family in Ukraine to bring this story home for their viewers. “All I want to know at this point is if they’re alive -- if they’re okay,” said Lena Skalska. Skalska’s father and family are in Kyiv. She copes with not only the daily fear but a sense of helplessness knowing they are in the middle of a war that has bombs falling near their home in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. Armed Russian troops and armored vehicles marching past their home.

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