Anthropology / Everything Human

What Will Italy Become Without Its Elders?
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    Coronavirus Bergamo

    What Will Italy Become Without Its Elders?

    The coronavirus has swept away a generation of wisdom-keepers, WWII survivors, storytellers, parents, and grandparents in Bergamo, Italy. An anthropologist mourns with her community—the hardest hit in the country—and asks all of us the most difficult questions of this pandemic.