I’m an American who has lived abroad for 10 years. Between the pandemic and the election, 2020 has been the weirdest year to be away from my home country.

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Nov 26, 2020 · 5 min read

As an American abroad, I watched in horror as the COVID-19 cases in the US spiked. From the outside looking in, my friends had many questions.

A passenger walks at Dubai International Airport in April 2020.
A passenger walks at Dubai International Airport in April 2020.
A passenger walks at Dubai International Airport, as Emirates airline resumed limited outbound passenger flights amid outbreak of COVID-19 in Dubai, UAE, in April 27, 2020. Photo: Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters

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