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Writing in the Time of Pandemic: What’s Kindness Got to Do with It?


A friend asked, “How are you?” It wasn’t a perfunctory greeting; it was a genuine question. I hesitated. I didn’t really know how I was. I didn’t know if I wanted to know. So I said, “I’m fine.” I am nowhere near fine, except in the sense of the R.E.M. lyric: It’s the end of […]

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