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Anacortes woman finds purpose in war-torn Ukraine

Markéta Vorel's nonprofit raises nearly $10K, and counting, to support country

Markéta Vorel of Anacortes stands on a disabled armored vehicle in Ukraine.
Markéta Vorel of Anacortes stands on a disabled armored vehicle in Ukraine, around March 2023. Vorel visited the war-torn country for two months and then started a nonprofit to help Ukrainians in their efforts to thwart Russia's invasion. (Photo courtesy of Yevhen Tytarenko)
By Ralph Schwartz Staff Reporter
Anacortes attorney Markéta Vorel didn’t have combat experience. She wasn’t a nurse or a doctor.
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