Ukraine's President Zelenskyy and wife Olena are an inspiration with remarkable resolve and resilience

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“That’s the most I’ve laughed in five months!” chuckled war-ravaged Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

The cause of his amusement was my entreaty that he finally publicly apologize to his wife, first lady Olena Zelenska, for not telling her he was going to run for president.

Instead, incredibly, she found out by watching the then-comedian announce it live on a New Year’s Eve variety show he was hosting back in 2018. “He forgot,” she explained, diplomatically, about what has turned out to be a spectacularly important, life-changing decision of historic proportions.

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“You FORGOT TO TELL YOUR WIFE YOU WERE RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT!?” I exclaimed incredulously, as Zelenskyy smirked sheepishly. “What were you thinking?”

“This was a very difficult decision for our family,” he said. “I knew it would hit them, that it would be a tough call, it’s not a joke. These are serious matters. My family wasn’t prepared to let me go…”

“He understood that probably I wouldn’t have been fond of this idea,” Zelenska interrupted, “and that it would take very difficult negotiations with me. That is why

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