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An unlikely story of spirit, defiance and beauty from the most contaminated place on Earth
An unlikely story of spirit, defiance and beauty from the most contaminated place on Earth
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    1. Holly Morris and Anne Bogart Creator on

      Thanks to all for your encouraging comments! ! So appreciated. Cleared one hurdle onto the next. Pushing through these last 5 days. onward, Anne & Holly

    2. Tanya Singura Soltys on

      So happy to see your goal has been met!! Woohoo! Can't wait to see the final project! Congrats!

    3. Holly Morris and Anne Bogart Creator on

      I remember your mom well - her strength and her stories of homeland. Thank you so much for supporting the project. We'll do our best to make a great film - worthy of the strong, special Ukrainian women it features! - Holly

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      Myra Nalywajko on

      Holly I am gladly supporting this, and wish you all the best! My parents and my husband's were all born in Ukraine. I don't know if you'd remember my mom Stephanie (she knew your mom yrs ago), because she'd be very proud of you for doing this. Dyakuyu! Thank you!

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      Connie Butler on

      oops this was previous comment actually by Adam Butler

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      Connie Butler on

      This truely is important work. Altho i cannot help with monies i can advertise this and its need to be public this is an incredable story and the time is now maybe to give some hope to Japan as well that humans can survive these type of disasters as well as maybe it can educate the next generation to find an alternative to nuclear energy

    8. Voodoo Politics on

      I met many of these women writing my book "Wormwood Forest: A Natural History of Chernobyl". It is about time that someone does a documentary about them. They don't live in a radioactive zone because they have good stories to tell. But they are important stories. Fingers crossed for you to reach your goal!

    9. Sarah on

      This should be an amazing story to get out to the world. I'm so curious to know more about how they decided to return, if their families stay in touch and how they're surviving compared to those who were displaced? Sounds like a great story of community and "tough as nails" women never giving up. Can't wait to see it. Kicking up my initial contribution!