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How Do You Rise From The Ruins?

Acknowledge that whatever happens, life goes on.

Photo by Austrian National Library on Unsplash

What happens to a city after a battle or tragedy, after the dust settles? Right now, I’m thinking about how cities that were absolutely destroyed by carnage — Berlin, Stalingrad, Hiroshima, recovered.

In the summer of 2017, I went to Hiroshima to visit for a day while I was working in a chemistry lab in…




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Ryan Fan

Ryan Fan

Believer, Baltimore City special ed teacher, and 2:39 marathon runner. Diehard fan of “The Wire.” Support me by becoming a Medium member:

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