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Go Ahead, Throw the Social Grenade

After a year of the pandemic, I want all the drama I can get

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At some point in the last six months, I realized almost every conversation I have is exactly the same. All anyone can talk about anymore is their Covid fatigue, their projected timeline for when and whether this will all end, and how life under shutdowns has caused them to lose their grip on reality. No…




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Gaby Del Valle

Gaby Del Valle

Gaby Del Valle is a freelance writer who lives in Brooklyn. She is the co-founder of BORDER/LINES, a weekly newsletter about immigration policy. @gabydvj

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