Do the right thing

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Sometimes you just have to do the right thing. During the past year of the coronavirus pandemic, we have been exposed to so much frustration. Frustration from not being able to do “normal,” frustration from people not wanting to respect science or other people’s safety, frustration from isolation. It happens on so many levels. Yet, somehow, we have managed survive a year of life as we never imagined it. I’m not saying there aren’t scars, but it’s amazing how resilient we are.

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Alone

(TLDR: Read it anyway. It’s that important.)

I feel alone right now. Perhaps more alone than I have ever felt. Or at least in a way I have never experienced. As I have sat in tearful contemplation today, I learned a little bit more about humanity – a difficult little piece of humanity that is sometimes hard for many of my fellow citizens who look like me to relate to because we’ve never had to worry about experiencing anything like what we have seen in the news this week.

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