Like many people of Ukrainian ethnicity, recently I have been feeling lost. I can't seem to wade through the reason for this terrible war, and the brutality playing out on a global stage is somehow an even greater mystery. The photographs that came out from Bucha this past weekend stirred something desperate in me. How could this be? Innocent people running from bullets with their hands bound behind their backs? Raped and mutilated children thrown like garbage in a pile with their parents? Tortured flesh shoved unceremoniously into barrels? Why? How? How is it possible to live among such reckless, stupid hate?
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Published online: April 09, 2022
Accepted: April 7, 2022
Received: April 6, 2022
☆This editorial, from the perspective of a Ukrainian- American member of the American College of Surgeons describes strategies to process the events of the Ukrainian Genocide.
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