Trauma is the only certainty, but experts say there's still hope for refugees escaping Ukraine war

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Experts say there’s hope for refugees escaping Ukraine war.

Historians and relief advocates say the uprooted Ukrainians may eventually have advantages over millions who fled World War II and other past military conflicts.

As beleaguered Ukrainian refugees crossed their nation’s border, destination uncertain, an aid worker addressed them via a megaphone:

“Welcome to Poland. You are safe.”

The scene, captured on video, reflects the end of one ordeal for millions who escaped a war zone, but the beginning of another as they confront life without homes, jobs or any idea about the future.

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