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Kalamazoo Native Volunteers to Teach in Ukraine

Bob Wood, a Kalamazoo native, and retired high school teacher is raising awareness of people living in Ukraine during the war.

Wood just last week returned from a five-week visit to the country where he said he helped in any way that he could.

“When I got there and I saw people and they asked me I said I am here to be of use,” Wood said. “That meant everything from working at warehouses to volunteering with the distribution of humanitarian goods to working with IDPs and orphans.”

Wood said he was inspired by the country itself and by the people he met. Read more.

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