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Four-year-old David lost his father when he was only two years old. His mother Alevtina worried that David was suffering from extreme grief. She believed this grief was affecting his speech development, as the boy wasn’t learning to talk like other children his age.
Eighty-four-year-old Shaul rarely leaves his apartment. This widower who made aliyah from Iraq struggles to survive with limited food, medicine, and heat during the frigid winter months.
Simi is 73, lives alone, is legalyy blind, and struggles with poverty. Any one of these things could make her life challenging; all together they make it nearly impossible.
Mykhailo and his wife, Natalia, still remember when they realized how bad the hostilities in their hometown of Lugansk, Ukraine, had gotten. “All the parents of the kindergarten class made nametags for their children and put them into their pockets,” Natalia explains. “This was in order to identify them in the event of a catastrophe.