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What Happens Here Matters: living on the internet like we live on the block

Brit Hanson

I used to live on a block you wouldn’t believe was real unless I took you by the hand and introduced you to all my neighbors.

When my car broke down beyond repair and I couldn’t afford to replace it, a neighbor down the street loaned me his—without cost and for as long as I needed. When the snow piled high, everyone on the block pitched in, making stew and digging out the neighborhood.

The way I show up online is shaped in a profound way by these neighbors.

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  • Debbi Reinschmiedt

    Brit, even though you appear to not recognize it, I believe you have found the answer for all of the challenges and big questions we face as a community. We are all neighbors in one sense or another, so if you treat everyone with the love you have clearly felt for and shown to your neighbors, it is all #GOOD!