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I’m just finishing up my first international travel with HOPE, first to Romania, to attend the individual lending spiritual integration conference Matthew wrote about earlier, then on to Ukraine to track down some of our first clients as we prepare to celebrate our 15th anniversary later this year. I’ll write more about my actual trip later, but first a short lesson in Russian. I had been surprised to learn that while Ukrainian is the official language and is spoken by 67 percent of the population, Russian is the main language in the east, where I spent much of my time in the city of Zaporozhye. Continue Reading…