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Pandemic Reflections

I Bought Into American Exceptionalism Without Realizing It

After we settle into a new normal, we shouldn’t forget the lessons of the past year

Photo: John M Lund Photography Inc/Getty Images

As I look back on the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, I can’t help but wonder why many of us weren’t more unsettled at the start of it all.

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Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.