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Collected Item: “WEAR A MASK!!!”

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Wear a Mask
Wear a mask
Saving people's life
Is really heavy metal
You could do it today
If you wear a mask
If you need to go out
Decide to go get cucumbers or something
I don't know
Something essential
Like wearing a mask
Wear another mask
Wearing a mask
Is really, really cool
It stops you from getting sunburnt on your lips
Wearing a mask
Is really, really cool
It doesn't hurt your breathing at all
Your oxygen levels will stay the same
Trust me, random lady
Wearing a mask is the coolest thing to do
I think you should probably wear a mask
And if you don't like to be told what to do, hey
I mean just like, just look at-
You can't drive drunk either
Wearing a mask
Wearing a mask, mask

I found this song “ Wear a Mask.” by Mesita as a sound on the social media app Tik Tok, and when I saw this assignment I thought it would fit pretty good. This song isn't very good but It has a really good message about this pandemic and how people are taking it. Due to the pandemic we are required to wear masks for everyone's safety and to help stop the spread of Covid-19, but many people don’t seem to grasp that concept. During this pandemic I have learned how flawed our Government System is and the lack of action taken to help those who are suffering is outrageous. Out of all the issues that are contributing to the spread, NOT wearing a mask is one of the big ones. Those who are against wearing a mask think that wearing a simple piece of cloth is violating their First Amendment rights. They can seem to see as to why wearing a mask is for not only the protection of others around them but for them as well. People who do not wear a mask are the people who are spreading the virus, they are endangering everyone around them and action should be enforced among these people who are refusing to follow state mandates. One of the ajor reasons why they are not going to take action are that the majority of these people are of white complexion, but that's another argument for another time.

., Mesita, director. Wear a Mask, 2020, www.youtube.com/watch?v=6EXZKO56syo.

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