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The Reality of Covid-19 Is Hitting Teens Especially Hard

April 12, 2020

From the Wired Magazine website

The pandemic has been emotionally devastating for us adults, but its impact on teenagers is arguably far greater.

Just a few weeks ago, the conversation in my household revolved around one thing: Where my daughter was going to college. She’s a senior in high school, high-achieving, and very driven. We spent the fall slaving over college essays and applications, 11 in total. The wait to hear from the schools she applied to was agonizing for her, and even though today’s college admissions messaging is fully electronic, she would even bring in the mail at the end of each day—otherwise unheard of in our household—to see if there was something from a school waiting for her.

Now all we talk about is Covid-19.

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