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Self Expression in a Pandemic

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Self Expression in a Pandemic

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The media above is a picture sent to me by a close friend whose mom’s friend was making these masks and selling them to people during quarantine. This means a lot to me because since the pandemic had already been around for a while, people began to find ways to express themselves and their culture through our required masks. Not only that, but it also proves the financial crisis many people were in and the small ideas they have in order to make some extra money to make ends meet. Although the government did send financial aid out, for many it wasn’t enough. These masks show both our insistence to express ourselves during a crisis and the inability for the government to provide proper aid to the citizens.
Picture of Embroidered Masks

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photo

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10/19/2020

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10/19/2020
10/26/2020

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08/08/2020

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This item was submitted on October 19, 2020 by Kathya Garcia using the form “Share Your Story” on the site “A Journal of the Plague Year”: https://covid-19archive.org/s/archive

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