Thank you. I was worried I might be doing the homeless an injustice by even putting myself in that category. I definitely experienced what it felt like to be 'out of' society, and not through choice, but I had financial backup, I own properties, I had a job, and friends…

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Wow. I'm glad I live in Europe. I just heard an ad on Spanish radio encouraging people post-pandemic to get out and see the country, an ad sponsored by the government. The next one was encouraging people to party and have fun but be responsible with their drinking. Different world.

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Julie van Maanen

Top writer in Parenting. Multi-lingual traveller, writer, learner, teacher. Raising my little girl in Cuba and Europe and cannot wait to show her the world.