Russia began to attack Ukraine on Wednesday night for me. It was a long day at work that I mostly stayed disconnected online. That night I joined a Twitter Space with more than 50,000 people sharing information and talking about the attack.
I tried to watch the news on TV but none of my local channels were covering it (I only have an antenna). I knew I could stream online somewhere, but the information I was getting from the Twitter Space was some of the best reporting I’ve heard in a long time.
One of my kids came out of bed and wanted me to tuck them back in. I did and he said “good night.”
My mind immediately went to to all the kids in Ukraine who would not have a good night. All of the parents who were scared. All of the families who would have to leave their homes to save their lives.
This is the world we live in. Our physical safety and health are the most precious things we have. If I can give that to someone who doesn’t have it it is more important than anything else I can do.