Resisting Panic During The Pandemic In The Netherlands

Laura Vasilion
Aug 20, 2020 · 6 min read
Annemarie’s backyard. “It was hard to get this done in the beginning, with all the Covid 19 limitations.”

Annemarie is a 39-year-old Dutch woman who is back in the Netherlands after having lived in the U.S. for six years. She teaches fourth grade, is on the management team of her school, and is also a ‘leermonitor’ (learning monitor). A single mom to two boys, aged 11 and 15, Annemarie says she has rheumatoid arthritis, which places her at high risk of contracting Covid 19 because she takes immune…