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Danger and hope: Ukrainian family makes perilous journey to Dixon

Olesia Avramenko, Vlad Vitomskov, David Summers, Vova Avramenko, and Dawn Summers retrace the Ukrainian family's journey to freedom.
Vova Avramenko, 7, sits huddled with a blanket and a stuffed animal in a Kyiv bomb shelter during the Russian invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24.
David and Dawn Summers sit with Vova Avramenko, Olesia Avramenko, and Vlad Vitomskov.

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