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There’s a War Going On Outside That the Media Won’t Talk About

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Don’t get me wrong: of course, I care about the war in Ukraine. There’s also a war going on outside that’s much, much closer to home…and it’s highly possible to care about two things at once. We do it all the time.

I can turn the news off but that doesn’t turn off the sound of sirens and gunshots. I could turn my phone off and still know what was going on…




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