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‘We weren’t really talking about it’ - Teenagers open up about the pressures of lockdown

EDP Article - Featured 15.11.2020

Teenagers have opened up about the highs and lows of living through a pandemic - admitting that friendship groups, at first, were “trying their best not to talk about it”.

The University of East Anglia asked 10-16-year-olds to express their thoughts on coronvirus via “creative channels” for a Lockdown Diaries Story Collection published on November 9.

Gracie Ashley, from Smithdon High in Hunstanton, whose poem made the final cut, said it gave her an opportunity to “put into words” how she felt about the whole thing. To read more.....

PUBLISHED: 11:59 15 November 2020

UPDATED: 15:47 15 November 2020

Sarah Burgess