A Lakeland teenager is quoted in a New York Times article about COVID-19 survivors being shunned by friends and neighbors after they recover. During three weeks of isolation, William Long, 17, was buoyed by thoughts of fishing with friends again. He’s recovered now, but his texts go unanswered. “It’s really heartbreaking.”

Source: The New York Times

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Barry Friedman founded Lkldnow.com in 2015 as the culmination of a career in print and digital journalism. Since 1982, he has used the tools of reporting, editing and content curation to help people in Lakeland understand their community better.

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