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The Coronavirus Chronicle #38: READY FOR ACTION

Since the health crisis began, we’ve brought you dozens of stories of hope and resilience on “The Coronavirus Chronicle.” As we enter this next phase in the pandemic, this will be the last episode in the series for now. We hear from Joanna Satanowska who lives in Warsaw. The 31-year-old film director started to shoot her debut feature when the pandemic shut down public life in Poland.

todayMai 22, 2020

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The Coronavirus Chronicle #36: HOPE AND CHANGES

Anja Medved lives in a small town in Slovenia on the Italian border. The 50-year-old documentary filmmaker knows a lot about a good glass of wine, as her partner has a small vineyard where they sell bottles of red and white. The pandemic hasn’t affected Anja as much as some, and she feels positive changes are on the horizon.

todayMai 20, 2020

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The Coronavirus Chronicle #35: GAZING DOWN AT A CHANGING CITY

After being stuck at home for seven weeks, Anthony Martin and his family now have a little freedom to move around in their Barcelona neighborhood. While grateful for his family’s safety, the 55-year-old American real estate agent has already noticed changes in the rental market in his city now that tourists aren’t visiting.

todayMai 19, 2020

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The Coronavirus Chronicle #33: TO TRAVEL OR NOT

Ida Sandberg lives in the Netherlands. Her job, which is offering roadside assistance to travelers in need, just got a lot tougher as some European countries plan to ease border restrictions next month without having figured out how best to do so. How is that affecting her own plans?

todayMai 15, 2020

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The Coronavirus Chronicle #32: ‘A BREATH OF FRESH AIR’

Guillermo Donato lives in Manerbio, a small town in the northern Lombardy region of Italy, which was the hardest hit by the coronavirus in the country. For months, it kept him from doing little other than enjoying his outdoor garden. But with some Italian restrictions now being lifted, the 48-year-old floral designer is slowly getting back to work. How does he think Italy will bear up after the first wave […]

todayMai 14, 2020

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The Coronavirus Chronicle #20: ALONE TIME

12-year-old Julian Moraglio is bored. Stuck at home with his family, the seventh grader dreams of gathering his friends together for a party once the coronavirus crisis ends. He’s biding his time with some interesting hobbies, including a newfound passion for American politics. This edition previously aired on April 21, 2020.

todayMai 5, 2020

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