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Nations of the World Must do More as War Rages in the Ukraine

On March 13, 1964 a 28 year-old woman, Kitty Genovese, was stabbed to death in Kew Gardens, Queens, in New York City.  The New York Times newspaper covered the story and wrote a headline that read:  "38 (people) who saw the murder didn't call the police."  The outrage at the time of this story was that no one helped to stop the murder of this young woman -- not even a phone call was made at the time the crime was committed while Kitty was assaulted.  As I watched what is happening in the Ukraine, the parallel is surreal. In the United States, we are watching a society being destroyed in front of our very eyes on television as Ukrainians are being slaughtered, towns bombed, and families  separated. Although European nations and the United States seem to be helping, it doesn't seem to be enough as the Russian army continues to advance, destroy the country and take the lives of civilians and others.   Although Europe and the United States say they are helping, it doesn&#