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How Viral Dog Videos Have Helped Me Cope With Youth Pet Trauma

Virtual entertainment is key to dissociating from reality

Like most people who spend a good deal of time wading through social media videos when they are bored or looking to kill a few minutes at the stoplight, my eyes usually fixate on the clips of dogs doing adorable things.

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Shawn Laib

University of Washington Class of 2020 in English Literature and fan of video games and basketball. Twitter: @LaibShawn