ESSAYS

Some recent Op-Eds and personal essays

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COVID STOLE MY DAD’S FINAL MONTHS

Philadelphia Inquirer, November 7, 2020

I am one of the many Americans trapped in a spiral of grief and rage over what our elderly loved ones have already lost because of the pandemic.

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Philadelphia Inquirer, February 26, 2021

Now we have to be public health experts, making (what feels like) potentially life or death decisions for our families.

 
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Philadelphia Inquirer, December 23, 2020

Had my father lived through the end of the year, he might have received the first batch of the vaccine.

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Philadelphia Inquirer, January 28, 2021

On Dec. 17, the day before ER doctor Nashat Latib was supposed to get the COVID-19 vaccine, she tested positive for the virus.

 

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