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2022-04-05
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A writing project that’s been ongoing for nearly 700?days, and is still going strong, has kept aB.C. residents receive their first dose o?circle of seniors from the London, Ont. area?connected during some of the darkest days of the pandemicThe pandemic.

The group has been swapping email messages, marking the days in the subject line, and discovering that they now have a unique record of their friendship and global history.

“It’s like they’ve become therapy for us to cope with the situation,” said Diane O’Shea, one of the four digital pen palsInvestigations. “It’s been good in lots of ways.”A Syrian boy is evacuated after a regime airstrike on Ariha town in Syria?

Many people have found new ways to stay?in touch?with loved ones these past two years when lockdowns have made visiting unsafe. There’s Zoom socialsquotation_mark, Whatsapp messages and text. But this group opted for emails.The possibility of similar side effects.?

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