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You seldom hear the word "longsuffering" in daily conversation, but it's one we are all feeling. This pandemic has caused us each pain in different ways, and for far too long. The word translates to "sustained trouble breathing or anger." I think it describes our current global situation as all of us have had to deal with a pandemic that can take our literal breath away. It has created huge angst and frustration as we each try to evolve and deal with the ever-changing advice, closures, and news briefs. Each of us has a story. March 13th, 2020, began as a normal day for me in 5th grade, even as I chuckled, thinking, ohhhh, Friday the 13th! I wonder if something bad might happen. Little did I realize that by noon I would be furiously packing up supplies for students, to send them home for the rest of the school year. A week, I thought ... maybe two. Fast forward 10 months and we all know that our longsuffering is not over. I began to realize the enormity of

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