The War in Ukraine Connected Me to the Grandfather I Never Met

Images from the destruction of Ukraine bring me back to my Grandfather’s family’s own escape from there over 100 years ago

Grandmother Jenny and Grandfather Jake, long before I was born. (Family archives)

My Dad’s father died almost a decade before I was born. I only heard about him a little bit, mainly because my Dad was not sentimental about his own upbringing. His mom — my Grandmother Jenny — was around and taught him how to make…

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Cara is a regional policy leader and the Director of The Fair Economy Project. Reach her at cara@thefaireconomyproject.org

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Cara Letofsky

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Cara is a regional policy leader and the Director of The Fair Economy Project. Reach her at cara@thefaireconomyproject.org

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