We’ll Be Different On the Other Side

How is Coronavirus changing our generation?

Megan Mayhew Bergman
Forge

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An illustration of a fist up holding a face mask, with a peaceful landscape background.
Illustration: Sullivan Brown

MMany of us remember a grandparent scarred by the Great Depression — still prone to collecting coupons, toothpaste, and cash underneath the mattress.

In these unprecedented times our generation may well be shaped by our Covid-19 experience in ways we can’t yet imagine. I picture my daughter describing me…

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Megan Mayhew Bergman
Forge

Lives on a small farm in VT with 2 bebes, vet husband. Author: BIRDS OF A LESSER PARADISE and forthcoming novel SHEPHERD,WOLF (Scribner)