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Georgia students decorate hallways in sunflowers for beloved custodian from Ukraine
March 15, 2022 at 8:41 a.m. UTC
By Heather Catlin
COVINGTON, Ga. — Students and staff at a Newton County elementary school are coming together to make sure one of their own feels supported.
Lana Gazhenko has been working at Oak Hill Elementary School in Covington for 21 years.
She is an American citizen but from Ukraine and still has a lot of family over there. She has been going through a lot of heartache with the Russian invasion.
The school staff and students wanted Ms. Lana to know she isn’t alone. They surprised her by covering the school with sunflowers.
“I cannot talk. Just speechless and I start crying,” Lana told