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Coronavirus: What would the Founding Fathers do?

Coronavirus: What would the Founding Fathers do?

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After over a year and a half of lockdowns, face coverings and now mask mandates, the American notion of freedom has been challenged as we know it, but not for the first time. During the Revolutionary War, the country’s troops were falling not at the hands of the British, but from deadly smallpox. A look at what the Foundering Fathers did in the past and what they would think of today's pandemic and how they would handle its spread. 

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