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BONUS: Life In The Time Of Coronavirus

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 21: A couple wearing protective masks pause in Madison Square Park on November 21, 2020 in New York City. The pandemic has caused long-term repercussions throughout the tourism and entertainment industries, including short-term and permanent closures of historic and iconic venues, and costing the city and businesses billions in revenue. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)

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"What has this pandemic been like for you?"

NPR host Sam Sanders and his team at It’s Been A Minute put that question to their listeners and heard from people all over the world with ages ranging from 0 to 99.

Their stories will stay with you.

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