Anna Liminowicz

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TOO PRECIOUS TO LEAVE BEHIND
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Nationality: Polish
Biography: Anna Liminowicz - photographer and reportage author based in Warsaw, Poland. She works regularly with several international publications including The New York Times, The Globe and Mail, The Guardian, NRC and many others. She divides her work... MORE
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TOO PRECIOUS TO LEAVE BEHIND
Copyright Anna Liminowicz 2022
Updated Mar 2022

More than one million Ukrainians have been forced from their homes since the Russian invasion began. Most had only minutes to pack and even less time to think about what to take. What do you bring when your world has been upended? Sure, you’ll pack clothing, documents and maybe some food. But what else can you cram into a suitcase, a backpack, a purse, a plastic bag or even a pocket that will remind you of the life you’re leaving behind? What can you hold on to that will keep memories alive? We asked people arriving at the Polish border crossing at Przemysl to show us the things they just couldn’t leave without.

For The Globe & Mail
With Paul Waldie

LINK:Too precious to leave behind / The Globe and Mail


2022 - Online Journalism Awards- nominated in the Features category
2022 – Grand Press Photo – 2nd prize stories in the People category
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