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Collected Item: “The New Normal for Kids”

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The New Normal for Kids

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This is my great niece and her classmates at pre-school in Boston. They are busy playing with each other and are creating and building something wonderful together. They don’t even notice that they are wearing masks. I guess you could say that this is a snapshot of the pandemic through the eyes of children. They are so adaptable that they never even notice the annoyance masks can be to adults. In other words, if we all took a page from their playbooks, the world would be in a much better place right now. I am sure that when at home there are no masks, but in public, children seem to have no issue in protecting both themselves and their friends.

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#children, #Boston Preschool, #Masks, #Pandemic, #Caring, #Heartwarming

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Roxanne Evans

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