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My lockdown diary, from a small, old town in Italy

Everything is shut: No schools, no shops, no bars and restaurants, no meetings. Just "stay at home".

In many Italian towns, the usually busy streets are deserted as people stay home most of the time.

Crema, Italy

AN OPEN society in lockdown: It's almost an oxymoron, a mind game. Until it happens, and life suddenly changes. It's happening to me and all Italians. Beginning in the north, where I live, and now in the whole country.

Everything is shut: no schools, no meetings, no...

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