Whitehall Twp. household shares story of serving to family members escape from preventing in Ukraine

WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. – Only one week in the past, we launched you to the Kunz household of Whitehall Township.

For years they hosted orphans from Ukraine, giving them loving properties and a way of household. A kind of orphans, Valentina, just lately discovered herself trapped together with her three-year-old son when Russia invaded their dwelling nation. The Kunz household was determined for assist.

“I stated, ‘Valentina, I am going to do something and every little thing to get you out of there to security,'” stated Monica Kunz.

She saved her promise. She joined each Fb group below the solar, attempting to share her story, and discover methods to carry Valentina to security. Then, the unimaginable occurred.

“I received a message from a woman I by no means met, an entire stranger, and stated I learn your message I believe I’ll have a driver that is keen to choose up Valentina and take her to the border,” Monica stated.

Monica communicated forwards and backwards between that stranger, the drivers, and Valentina, attempting to direct them to one another.

“I stated, ‘Valentina, I’ve a journey, now we have drivers,'” Monica stated. “I do not know these folks, however they threat their lives.”

“We now have to belief them,” she added.

With nothing however her younger son, the garments on her again, and an entire lot of belief, Valentina received within the automotive with two ex-military males, who promised to carry her to security.

The journey took days, however Valentina and her son ultimately arrived in Poland. As we speak, they depend their fortunate stars.

“She stated, ‘Mother, an important factor, I am below quiet skies. And I can sleep! It is unbelievable. I am so grateful,'” Monica stated.

Whereas she’s protected from the preventing, the Kunz household remains to be working to carry Valentina and her household to the U.S.

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