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Author: Kevin John Fong

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‘Love Persevering’: Grief in the Time of Corona

“I learned of five people in my community who have died. One dear friend lost both her sister and her sister’s husband; another lost her cousin; a colleague lost his grandmother; And a mentor bid goodbye to one of her childhood friends.”

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Coved Zone - Kevin Fong - Mississippi Free Press
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Navigating the COVID-19 Zone

We wait in lines, 6 feet apart, to enter the grocery store. We wave at our loved ones through computer screens. We don’t touch each other anymore. The world has entered the Covid Zone.

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Love In The Time of Corona

“Social distancing,” the term used to describe proximity restrictions to prevent transmission of viruses, is a disruption of our cultural and social norms, and many people are still struggling with that. My family, friends, and hula brothers normally greet each other with hugs and kisses. We join hands in prayer.

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