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When Safe Isn’t Enough: The Need to Return to Ukraine and Home

The Ukrainian refugees had finally reached a safe haven. Then things changed.

A person facing the Ukrainian flag
Photo by Daniele Franchi on Unsplash

When the attacks began I joined a group on social media, a long, scrolling roster of Ukrainian women and children seeking refuge in the United Kingdom. The photos were different, but the messages were always the same.

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Elaine Kasket

Elaine Kasket

Psychologist, writer, keynote speaker. Author of All the Ghosts in the Machine (2019) and This is Your Life on Tech (upcoming).