Don’t Scapegoat My Son

He didn’t create Covid-19, spread it, or mismanage the response

Samuel Son
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3 min readMar 31, 2021

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“What did we do wrong?” My 10-year-old son asked on our morning dog-walk ritual. It was chilly enough to fish out our winter jackets. It was two days after March 16. I had to talk to him about what had happened in Atlanta. We were planning a spring break trip to Atlanta and, like all kids, he had been bragging to his…

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Samuel Son

Finding the story in everything, listening for the poetry in every moment