The Kindness of Strangers and the War in Ukraine

Photo of Aliya Aralbayeva by Anastasia Kohut

Ever had this happen to you? You’re walking down a street and someone smiles at you, and you smile back, and before you know it, someone else is smiling because you’re smiling?

I think kindness works this way too.

A month ago, I noticed a dated-looking ambulance sitting in front of a neighbor’s house in…

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Stephanie Gruner Buckley

Stephanie Gruner Buckley

Writer, editor, parent. Former staffer at Quartz, WSJ and Inc. magazine.