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Natalia cooked for two months for people hiding from the shelling of Azovstal in Mariupol

During the evacuation from Mariupol, one of the women explained how she got the name “Mrs. Soup.” Natalia hid with other city residents in a shelter for two months and four days. Every day she cooked for the adults and children. There was a shortage of food, but the woman came up with a competition: the children drew dishes “from their peaceful life,” and she would try to cook something similar. For instance, that’s how pizza from dough on water and canned food appeared.

The woman and her husband evacuated from the city, and she took children’s drawings with her. She says that these works helped her pull herself together every day.

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