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Isolation forces us to work out what really matters

In tough times, people often discover their dauntlessness

28 March 2020

9:00 AM

28 March 2020

9:00 AM

When times are hard it helps to remember those who’ve endured far harder times. I remember my friend Manfred Alexander, who escaped from a concentration camp and hid in my grandfather’s flat in Berlin during the second world war. The month he spent alone in that apartment was far harder than any self-isolation I’ll ever face, yet he survived and prospered.

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