READING, Pa. — One West Studying enterprise proprietor is staying on prime of the information out of Ukraine – as a result of he says it reminds him of one thing.
“The Vietnamese warfare they launched me to Malaysia. The identical scenario with Ukraine occurring now,” Proprietor of Charming Nails Peter Chu stated.
Chu grew up in Vietnam – and spent two years in a refugee camp in Malaysia.
“Lengthy warfare like 21 years in Vietnam lengthy warfare,” Chu stated.
He says he understands battle, struggling – and what the individuals in Ukraine are going by means of.
“My coronary heart damage and I wish to do one thing for the humanity. That is why I do it,” he stated.
That is why – with indicators of help in his storefront – he is calling on individuals to assemble for a vigil as an indication of solidarity with these 1000’s of miles away.
“I hope everybody are available in and do silent pray for them,” Chu stated.
Not simply that – however he is additionally elevating cash with a donation field in place by means of Saturday.
“We out donation from the shopper then all the cash might be despatched to World Central Kitchen. I’ve the donation field in my store as we speak and tomorrow,” Chu stated.
He desires to make use of his store as a small image to talk out towards seemingly perpetual world battle — as his thoughts travels again to his time in that refugee camp.
“That once I watch TV now it is the identical scenario, ” Chu stated. “I really feel 32 years in the past once I was within the refugee camp.”