New York Times: She’s 17, Trying to Get Through School and a Pandemic

New York Times: She’s 17, Trying to Get Through School and a Pandemic. “During the spring semester, Genesis [Duran]’s juggling act would begin from the moment she opened her eyes each morning. A little after 7 a.m., when her mother left for work at a nearby Dominican restaurant, Genesis roused [her younger sister] Maia and asked her to splash some water on her face. Genesis made breakfast and logged Maia on for another day of kindergarten. Genesis then had less than an hour to prepare for first period math. The rest of the day would be spent toggling between her own assignments and monitoring Maia’s needs, which invariably won out.”

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