Storyline 7

The language "we" speak

Our today’s protagonist is a Ukrainian living near Krakow, Poland. He is a car mechanics technician, spending his free time on taking pictures, making videos, and reading history books.

He left home in 2013, when the war in Donbas (eastern part of Ukraine) started and moved to Poland a year ago, leaving behind his wife and children. He wishes to bring them in, so that they can have a better life.
Thanks to his employer, also Ukrainian who supported him “like nobody else” after he arrived in Poland, our protagonist never had to live in a refugee centre.

Despite that, our hero often feels lonely. He misses not only his family, but also contact with local people. Although he has Ukrainian colleagues, he wishes to know Poles better. Language seems to be the only obstacle. That’s why he learns Polish.

We keep our fingers crossed and wish him courage to use Polish on every occasion, we also send sincere greetings to the employer who helped our protagonist in getting…

From so far to so close.

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