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Displaced three times, but retired Ukraine teacher stays upbeat

 

Eighty-two-year-old Vira is among thousands of vulnerable elderly people snared in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, their lives turned upside down

KYIV, Ukraine - When heavy shelling drove retired teacher Vira, 82, from her home town on the frontlines of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, her flight had an awful familiarity. It was the third time in her long life that she has been driven from home.