Four Ukrainians resettle in Alaska, living and working on a retired ferry
Four refugees from Ukraine have recently arrived in Alaska and are now living on a retired state ferry in the port of Ketchikan. They’re helping restore the boat into a museum.
Eric Stone of KRBD reports.
Mykyta Zakharchenko, left, with Alaskan businessman John Binkley aboard the retired ferry Malaspina in Ketchikan. Binkley sponsored Zakharchenko and other Ukrainian refugees through the Uniting for Ukraine program. (Eric Stone/KRBD)
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