Resisting Panic During The Pandemic In The Netherlands

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…




Voices Around the World Talk About Living Through the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic

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Laura Vasilion

Laura Vasilion

Editor of Present Tense and Talking to the World. Author, blogger, novelist. Would rather be living in Iceland.

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