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Collected Item: “for at least the next decade it is now socially acceptable to wear a mask!”

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for at least the next decade it is now socially acceptable to wear a mask!

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I really just came to this realization! I can now wear a mask whenever I go out for potentially the rest of my life! As an introverted person this is absolutely amazing! Seriously your telling me I can wear a mask! I can actively just not have to show my face anywhere! before in 2019 if you wore a mask to the grocery store or gas station that was a mad shady situation. Now! I can wear it! I hate COVID-19 but I'm going to enjoy this little perk forever!

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Muhammad Whylly

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