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Don’t Use ‘Drama Language’ to Talk About the Coronavirus

Elizabeth Gilbert offers a question to ask yourself before you speak

Writer Elizabeth Gilbert speaks on stage during Texas Conference For Women 2019. Photo: Marla Aufmuth/Getty Images

ItIt seems like 100% of my conversations over the past week have been about the coronavirus, in one way or another. Here in Spain, the government recently imposed a lockdown to contain the outbreak. I’m scared. I’m worried about my two little boys. I’m…

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