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A Year Later, The Body Remembers

Managing COVID-19 Trauma Anniversary Reactions

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I spent the first few days of March 2020 in Manhattan at a grant meeting. I came across photos from that trip last night and was jolted by seeing packed streets and full faces — so many noses and mouths.

My throat started to close up. My chest felt tight. My thoughts raced and I began, inexplicably, to tear up. I met those sensations…




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Jennifer A. King

Jennifer A. King

Mother. Social Work Educator. Therapist. Trauma-Informed. @drjenniferaking

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