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Who You Insult When You Call This a ‘Wasted’ Year

Many Americans have long had limited opportunities for recreation. Think of them before you complain.

Illustration: Derek Abella

Hi, it’s me, your Connecticut friend who loves the foliage, hates the ticks, is from Brooklyn but from from Ecuador. I live in a predominantly upper-middle-class white neighborhood in New Haven, a transitory town…




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Karla Cornejo Villavicencio

Karla Cornejo Villavicencio

Karla lives in New Haven with her partner and dog. She is the author of “The Undocumented Americans.” Pronouns: she/her.

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