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‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Is Saving My Life

The popular game is a balm for my depression. It couldn’t have come at a better time.

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This morning I woke up and left my house.

I gleefully checked my mailbox and found that I had received some packages I ordered, some letters of kindness from my neighbors, and a few unexpected presents from…




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Brandon R. Chinn

Brandon R. Chinn

Author of the Kognition Cycle. Works featured in Hawk & Cleaver, Twist in Time, Selene Quarterly. For inquiries contact brandonrchinn@gmail.com.

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