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With a year-long quarantine, virtual school, and Zoom sessions replacing the majority of our opportunities for human interaction, this past year has been one characterized largely by isolation. However, these public health measures did not come without their consequences. In our efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, we indirectly gave rise to a silent…

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Story by Rachel Alexander/VOX Media Cafe May 2021 It was barely 64°F outside, and we were all freezing cold. Everyone was bundled up in sweatshirts and pants, a rare sight for a high school marching band rehearsal. “Alright, I want three laps around the parking lot! No cutting corners!” said our director as the band…

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Publisher’s Note: “VOX provides all teen-created content and perspectives as resources to our audience. At this time, VOX understands that the decision to get vaccinated is a personal and familial decision and VOX does not ask participants to formally disclose their vaccination status to determine participation in our programming.” The decision wasn’t hard. If I…

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