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My Quarantine Horse

After a family member fell ill with Covid-19, a horse in Pennsylvania became my new best friend

Meet Ron, named after the ’80s supergroup Asia. Photo illustration. Source photo courtesy of the author.

“W“Where the hell is Alfie’s cancer medication?” my girlfriend asked, frantically searching through her bag as our car sped along the highway. We were driving on Route 80 in Pennsylvania, leafless trees and empty pastures on either side of us, en route to my parents’ cabin…

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