COVID-19 Separating Families


Weeks after being married and ready to start a new life, Lauren Class Schneider and her husband find themselves stuck in different cities waiting until it’s safe to travel again. She checks in from her home in an eerily quiet Manhattan and reveals what this strange time in our shared history has been like, both as a New Yorker and as someone trying to stay positive about her personal circumstances.

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