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Like a lot of old houses, ours is short on closet space. So a few years ago, my husband and I installed a couple of hooks on the wall beside the front door to catch all the stuff coming in and going out: backpacks and lunch sacks, coats and hats, gym bags and umbrellas. Support our journalism. Subscribe today. Those all went away in March. What hang over the wainscoting now are 18 masks. They serve as a tableau of how a family in the United States tries to protect itself in 2020. The first mask, I pinched from a standard-issue emergency kit at work but then forgot about it when experts said masks for the general public were useless. The next four I bought from Etsy, when experts said clot... Full story

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