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Only In Print: Ukrainian-Americans Carry on Joyous Easter Tradition as Symbol of Hope in Ongoing War

Coloring Easter eggs is a religious activity in Ukraine. Each egg contains meaningful symbols. (Photo: Heather Johnston)

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS — With their homeland engulfed in war, Ukrainian-Americans are finding comfort these days in upholding traditions like elaborately decorated Easter eggs bearing uplifting messages and symbols.

Father Michael Perry, a retired priest from the Diocese of Brooklyn, decided to pass along the egg decorating tradition …

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