Age of Awareness
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Age of Awareness

Cell Phones Are Making Us (Weak)

I guess we’re all just saps with apps these days.

Photo by Alexa Portoraro on Unsplash

The wheels of my car came to a dead stop in the middle of the road. My foot was nowhere near the brake, but I was driving into a blinding snowstorm and there were knee-high drifts of snow swirled across the road like frosting on a cake.

I was 19 and I was driving a ten-year-old Buick LeSabre. The year was 2001, and it was that…

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