The Partnered Pen
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The Partnered Pen

The Immigrant’s Fear When Crossing a National Border

Photo by Eleonora Patricola on Unsplash

On March 18, 2020, the unthinkable happened. The respective leaders for Canada and the US announced that the world’s longest un-militarized border will be closed to all non-essential travel in an effort to curtail the spread of COVID-19.

And just like that, something shriveled inside me. The freedom I had fought so hard and so long for, that I had started to take for…

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HS Burney

HS Burney

Currently writing about whatever strikes my fancy whenever