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Enough <Speech_Male> <SpeakerChange> <Speech_Female> <Speech_Music_Male> <Music> <Speech_Music_Female> <Speech_Male> and i <Speech_Male> think the larger <Speech_Male> takeaway is <Speech_Male> that vulnerability <Speech_Male> of everything <Speech_Male> that you know. <Speech_Male> Within <Speech_Male> a matter of <Speech_Male> three days four days <Speech_Male> you could suddenly <Speech_Male> take away <Speech_Male> most of the fabric <Speech_Male> of your social life. <Speech_Male> And there's <Speech_Male> no good reason to think <Speech_Male> he can happen again in <Speech_Male> our lifetime. I mean <Speech_Male> that's what the scientists <Speech_Male> have told us as <Speech_Male> i like. Yeah this <Speech_Male> was gonna happen and <Speech_Male> there's no good reason <Speech_Male> to think he won't happen again. <Speech_Male> Because that's <Speech_Male> those are new <Speech_Male> viruses and we <Speech_Male> have no other protection <Speech_Male> against them aside from <Speech_Male> social <Speech_Male> distancing and waiting <Speech_Male> till vaccine. <Speech_Male> That's i think <Speech_Male> a reality <Speech_Male> that i read about <Speech_Male> in books but to see <Speech_Male> it commanded fest. <Speech_Male> <Speech_Male> I think all of us will <Speech_Male> remember this <Speech_Male> fragility this fragility <Speech_Male> of the norms. That <Speech_Male> we have. And <Speech_Male> i'm really <Speech_Male> wondering about the <Speech_Male> impact is going to have <Speech_Male> on <Speech_Male> my daughter <Speech_Male> who's turning <Speech_Male> four in a month <Speech_Male> and <Speech_Male> just younger generations. <Speech_Male> Now who will grow <Speech_Male> up that fragility <Speech_Male> kind of telegraphed. <Speech_Male> And i think <Speech_Male> that's new. Because <Speech_Male> i took everything <Speech_Male> for granted and <Speech_Male> she will have no <Speech_Male> reason to take anything for granted <Speech_Male> like that <Speech_Male> is already a pretty <Speech_Male> significant rift <Speech_Male> between the two of us <Speech_Male> the other <Speech_Male> day i was passing a <Speech_Male> school in my neighborhood <Speech_Male> and i <Speech_Male> saw children <Speech_Male> in the school <Speech_Male> yard and <Speech_Male> they were playing. <Speech_Male> They're all <Speech_Male> taking basketball <Speech_Male> turns. It was a part <Speech_Male> of the gym class. <Speech_Male> <Speech_Male> Like socially distant <Speech_Male> playing with <Speech_Male> different basketball's <Speech_Male> while wearing masks <Speech_Male> while outside. <Speech_Male> And like <Speech_Male> i found myself tearing <Speech_Male> up. Because i was <Speech_Male> like. I'm <Speech_Male> so shocked. <Speech_Male> At how resilient <Speech_Male> you are. <Speech_Male> Because i'm <Speech_Male> not it's been <Speech_Male> a year and i still haven't <Speech_Male> adjusted <Speech_Male> But for them it was <Speech_Male> like okay. So i guess <Speech_Male> gym class now <Speech_Male> looks like a mask <Speech_Male> and we gotta stand <Speech_Male> a little bit far apart. <Speech_Male> <Speech_Male> I haven't processed <Speech_Male> how <Speech_Male> <Speech_Male> they've internalized that <Speech_Male> change because i haven't <Speech_Male> internalized that changed <Speech_Male> <Speech_Male> But it <Speech_Male> just makes me just think <Speech_Male> even <Speech_Male> when things come back <Speech_Male> to quote normal <Speech_Male> which is after <Speech_Male> we're vaccinated. <Speech_Male> There's no good <Speech_Male> reason to think. I'm gonna take <Speech_Male> any of that <Speech_Male> for granted. I'm just gonna <Speech_Male> think all fragile <Speech_Male> and could go away <Speech_Male> any moment. And i <Speech_Male> don't know how to exist <Speech_Male> like this but <SpeakerChange> that's the new <Speech_Male> reality. Well <Speech_Female> i hope you're right. I hope <Speech_Male> we hope we don't <Speech_Male> take it for granted that <Speech_Music_Male> <SpeakerChange> <Music> yeah <Music> <Music> <Music> <Music> <Speech_Music_Male> <Speech_Music_Female> <Speech_Music_Female> <Speech_Music_Male> <Speech_Music_Female> <SpeakerChange> <Speech_Music_Female> <Speech_Female> that

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