As an International Student, This Has Been Especially Hard for Me


When news that China was facing a new virus became public to the entire world, I was a staff writer for Saint Leo University’s student-run newspaper, The Lion’s Pride Media Group and I covered the story. The article I wrote is titled A Health Crisis Strikes the Citizens of China: How Has the Threat of the New Virus Influenced the Country? At the time, I thought that I would write the story—and then forget about it. However, as time went on and news about this virus spread, I slowly realized that neither the story, nor the virus, were going away.

My journey to acceptance

As a student at Saint Leo, I only saw glimpses of the chaos that the virus was causing worldwide. A classmate who worked at Publix told our class how the stores and warehouses were out of hand sanitizer. I convinced myself that some people were blowing this out of proportion, but then I heard about the man who…

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