Elizabeth Cousens

The COVID-19 pandemic is upending our lives by the hour. It is testing our systems, our psychology, our behaviors, and our values. It is also revealing deeper and more lasting truths about our shared condition. We are beginning to see, with fierce clarity, how uncertain tomorrow is, and how dependent we all are on each other's choices.

Like many of us, I am sheltering in place with my family. My husband and 10-year-old son have never been big on board games, so we are watching a lot of television. Superheroes are a particular favorite.

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