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Let’s Stop Romanticizing Post-Pandemic Life

Even on the other side, we will not have transcended the mess of who we are

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For months, I’ve been playing school with Stella, my four-year-old daughter. Usually, this involves difficult homework that must be checked, a class pet that must be fed, and the teacher eventually adopting the student because her parents have disappeared. (The…

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Courtney Martin

Courtney Martin

author of Do It Anyway and The New Better Off, co-founder of @soljourno & @FRESHSpeakers, electric slider, momma, lover, fighter

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