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Karyna Haletska



How did you experience war in 2014? What do you remember from that? How old were you? How did 2014-2015 go for you?
Please tell this story in detail.

I had never seen death before (I turned 14 at the time).

You have a happy childhood if you have not seen death, if you have not killed (especially for food), 
if your mother is alive.

At that time, tanks drove and were getting burned in the center of my city, people got killed for the Maidan at the main square.

One time we were at the country house. We woke up because the glass began to crack, and the floor was shaking. When we ran outside, we saw two purple rays cutting through the sky. It was a training projectile that fell near our house. I have never seen such a starry sky. January. We are still alive.

"Where were you these 8 years?".
How has this time passed for you, what changed in your life since the events of 2014?
What has influenced you the most during this time?
Please write in detail.

We stayed in the city.

The internal attitude of our state has changed.

What was February 24, 2022 for you like?
Did you believe that a full-scale offensive would begin?Where are you now? What do you do?

What do you think about your future now?

That day I was in Kharkiv, for my studies.

It was so loud, and I didn't want to wake up my neighbor. I did not want to say that the war wants to be listened to.

We drank a little and began to live one day at a time.

My brother was born on February 24.
I simply called him and said that I will not congratulate him.

I feel sorry that this day turned black.

I once heard from Paulo Coelho in The Alchemist that every day is a good day to die.
By the way, I read this book to the passengers of the Kryvyi Rih-Lviv evacuation train. It was beautiful and ironic.

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