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Scrapbook: Help us tell the story of life under coronavirus

We want to illustrate how we’re living during a pandemic.

The world hasn’t stopped.

It might feel like it has. But the moments that move us from day to day are still there, and we want to capture them, to piece together what we’re collectively going through.

We’re building a scrapbook of life under a pandemic, and we need your help. We want it to represent the spectrum of what people are feeling and living through right now. We want to hear your songs, bedtime stories and jokes. We want to see your kids’ drawings, your photos of life outside your window, your updated wills and your makeshift protective equipment. We want to read your poems, your pantry recipes and grocery lists, your journals and school schedules, birth announcements and wedding vows and eulogies. And those are just examples to get you started.

In short, if you’re making it right now, we’re interested — whatever it is. Send it to us, whether you think it’s sad or uplifting, frustrating or funny, thrilling or mundane. Take a photo, video or audio recording and email it to If you have questions, send them there, too. Please include your name, your city and the best way to reach you.

We’ll chose from what you provide and publish it in a collection.

We look forward to hearing from you. Thanks for helping us tell your stories.

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