a Few Words
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a Few Words

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An elderly neighbor’s loneliness broke our social distancing efforts.

In some ways, my world was a small one even before Covid-19 forced social distancing measures on us. Now as the economy “re-opens,” I see the fingers of the pandemic reaching into my family’s space. It comes in the form of longing for social interaction.

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A few words can change lives.

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