Poverty and Lockdowns

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My parents are from India. So I do follow Indian news to some extent. Along with many others worldwide, I was filled with sadness when COVID-19 swept through the subcontinent. I watched scenes on the online site WION of relatively young people gasping for breath, and funeral pyres operating around the clock. There were heartbreaking interviews of people mourning loved…

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Shefali O'Hara

Shefali O'Hara

Cancer survivor, writer, engineer. BSEE from MIT, MSEE, and MA in history. Love nature, animals, books, art, and interesting discussions.