No One Is Coming Out Of This Ahead

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“What if instead of ‘behind,’ this group of kids is advanced because of this?”

That’s the question posed by a blog post I’ve seen making the rounds on Facebook. The post considers the idea that there may be silver linings in this global pandemic for those kids who will now be blessed with the opportunity to “enjoy the simple things, like their own backyard and sitting near a window in the quiet” and…

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Emily F. Popek, a school communications professional and freelance journalist, lives in upstate New York with her family.

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Emily Popek

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Emily F. Popek, a school communications professional and freelance journalist, lives in upstate New York with her family.

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