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Our View: Seniors take turn in pandemic whirl


May 1, 2020

Joe Heller /

Quite a few are suffering because of the order to stay at home and quarantine in place. So many, in fact, that it's hard to keep up with all the sympathy we have for those suffering.

But right about now our hearts go out to high school seniors, who are being denied prom, spring sports, senior banquets and a normal graduation ceremony with all your classmates.

High school seniors are a rare breed. By the time a student reaches 12th grade, they are no longer children, yet not quite adults either. They are ready and able to assume the responsibilities of the adult world, yet are still living a...

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