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"My siblings are my best friends and also my worst enemies so things are very difficult because we fight a lot but we also have fun together a lot and so everything is up and down all the time and I really really miss my friends."

"My best friend who I've known for all my life has a weak immune system... the anxiety I have over that... worrying about her, that's been hard."

"This has definitely been the most challenging period mentally and emotionally that I've ever had to face. I've found that this is the first time I've really had to take stock of my own mental health."

"It's been hard thinking about other people who are struggling a lot worse."

"I think just staying occupied overall is going to maintain my optimistic spirits."

"For this whole project idea to work out, I know I'm going to need a lot of people to be really brave and put themselves out there and record their story and their  ideas even though it's scary."

"The 7 o'clock clap in Manhattan: everyone in the city appreciates workers for what they're doing.  I believe that it should continue when the virus is over..."

"After this is over, I hope people have the same respect for essential workers. During this crisis, we've really seen the importance of jobs like cashiers and mail carriers and shelf stockers, when before people barely recognized their contribution."

"I think it's really important to be conscious of the struggle that people are going through now and also try and do something to help them."

"My grandmother moved to an assisted living facility really recently, right before quarantine started, and I was actually planning on visiting her, but then quarantine abruptly started and I didn't get the chance to see her."

"There's been a lot of activism that has resulted from the Covid-19 epidemic and I hope that this initiative and action persists into and continues over and beyond the Covid-19 crisis."

"I think it's pretty dangerous to think about the way that we compartmentalize these issues that really should be intersectional in our minds..."

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