I believe, when it is all said and done, when the pandemic has ended and the coronavirus has been tamed, we will look upon the victims of this virus, the people whose lives were altered, the ones who lost family, friends, and other people they knew — we will look at them the same way, and treat them the same way, as we did the veterans of Vietnam. Or veterans of the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, any recent conflict.

Which is to say we will forget them. On with our lives, we will say, not my problem.

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