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Reporter’s Notebook: Lives and Well-Being of Everyone Rest in Hands of All

For a country that thrives on sociability, life without bars and restaurants, and little social contact, is a test of will and a breaking of entrenched habits. While touring Italy in the early 1900s, American author Henry James noted that Italian life is street life. Now, with the unprecedented nationwide lockdown because of the coronavirus, life has been restricted to two poles — home and the regimented lines at the nearest food store, where people are spaced 1 meter apart. This is slowly being repeated elsewhere, from France to Ukraine. As ever, there are good neighbors and bad — …read more

Source:: Voice of America