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“What this country needs is more Ukrainians”: The history of Ukrainian immigration to the US

Migration is a process that has been familiar to humans from the dawn of their existence: we have always been migratory species moving from place to place in search of shelter, food, and other resources, as well as to avoid danger. This is why sociologist Rystad said, “…mankind’s entire history has been a history of… Continue reading “What this country needs is more Ukrainians”: The history of Ukrainian immigration to the US

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Czech This Out: A Small Piece of Eastern Europe in the Middle of Texas

There are many disadvantages to moving around a lot. Believe me, I would know. I moved from Ukraine to the US at the age of 21, left behind all friends and family and all of my social support. I moved to North Carolina to do my Master’s and had to start all over. After two… Continue reading Czech This Out: A Small Piece of Eastern Europe in the Middle of Texas

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Art with Meaning: Ukrainian Crisis Reflected on Canvas

One of the things even most avid travelers overlook too often is being a tourist in your own city. Since I just recently moved to Houston, I try diligently to build a network and go to different types of events around the city. When I found out there will be an exhibit of art selections… Continue reading Art with Meaning: Ukrainian Crisis Reflected on Canvas

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From a Child of Chernobyl to a Holistic Health Junkie: My Health Story

  Lately, quite a few people have been asking me about my path to natural remedies and essential oils, so I figured it would be an interesting topic for a post. There is a lot of personal information here, very vulnerable things, so it is my greatest hope that you will read it with the… Continue reading From a Child of Chernobyl to a Holistic Health Junkie: My Health Story