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This reflection was featured in the April 15 digital-only edition of Street Sense. Until it is safe to resume person-to-person sales, you’ll always be able to find the current digital-only edition at streetsensemedia.org/Digital Thank you for reading! Please continue to support our vendors through our mobile app (streetsensemedia.org/App).


his coronavirus is a major epidemic and crisis worldwide. It has already caused more than 20,000 deaths in my homeland, America. Trying to prevent the spread of the disease is mainstream, with 2020 sports seasons either cancelled or postponed.

It is important to keep all our major news sources truthful during this crisis so that we can use that information to make decisions that keep us and others safe. This includes television, radio, and newspapers like Street Sense.