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Collected Item: “Birthday Bubble”

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Birthday Bubble

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Text story and digital photograph

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My son’s birthday was in May. We usually have a big party for him and invite all his friends. This year, by the time May came around, schools were closed so we did not distribute invitations to his classmates like we usually did. Geographically, we live in a bubble. We live in a rural community in a sparsely populated part of the country. So this year, the party was pared down, and took place outside. We invited only a couple friends who all lived within our little neighborhood and we had maintained close contact with since this all began. All went well, and for that I am thankful.

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#Colorado, #birthday, #friends, #adapt, #ASU, #HST485

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Rachel Jenkin

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