Carol is ZUMA Press Wire’s Star Photojournalist and Story Teller. Reportage about charming, strong-willed elderly babushkas. Women, whom in the face of adversity, they are Ladies That Stayed. Vulnerable targets of random shelling. Yet they can’t, or simply won’t, leave. They deal with not only the brutal existence of a war zone, but the daily struggles of aging with few available services or medications. Welcome to ‘Ladies that Stayed’.