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A.S., a teen in Hyderabad, Telangana, India

“I study in a college in Bangalore, India and got to know of the coronavirus scare
in early March…Fortunately I booked bus tickets and went home (to Hyderabad) immediately, a week before our country went into
lockdown. Some of my friends were not so lucky and were stuck in flats or PGs
near college and could not go home.”

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T.P., 23, a product manager in Menlo Park, CA

“疫情在家约了小伙伴每天锻炼,做超累的HIIT,梦想着能暴瘦15斤,然而现实总是残酷的,可能是太能吃了,到现在还没有完成梦想的1/5 […] 种花算是我少有的户外“运动”,可以放空大脑,好好放松,不过令人崩溃的是,我种的花一个都没发芽,希望房东不要打我。隔离期间的生活就和流水账一样,其实我有点喜欢这样的生活,但还是希望疫情早点结束啦。”

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X.Y., 63, a business owner in Linfen, China

“疫情这个坏事,在我们家反而成了好事了。[…]我就说,要不咱俩直接跟他说了吧, 择日不如撞日,反正因为疫情什么也干不成,还不如把这件事情给办了。[…] 我和姑娘一人拽着他一只手,我就跟他说,孩子是同性恋。老公一听见这三个字,眼泪立马就流出来了。”

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