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Don't Let The Pandemic Winter Get You Down: 9 Creative Ways To Socialize Safely

With bad pandemic news and endless social distancing, it can already feel like the longest winter ever. But keeping up nourishing bonds of human connection is possible with a little ingenuity.

Crouton the steer went viral on Twitter in 2019. In 2020, the Crouton Crew grew to over 50,000 followers. Geoffrey Tischman/Beth Hyman hide caption

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What Got Us Through 2020? For Many, It Was Hobbies, Relationships And 4-Legged Pals

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Dale Ann Bradley (left), Tina Adair, Gena Britt and Deanie Richardson (center) of the bluegrass band Sister Sadie do their impression of the rock band Queen. Jon Roncolato/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bluegrass Band Sister Sadie Embodies Tradition, But Bends It Too

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After Decades-Long Push, It's Not Clear Who Will Bid In Arctic Refuge Oil Lease Sale

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Marlene Watson and Rosella "Rose" Liscum at their StoryCorps interview in Rensselaer Falls, N.Y., in 2012. Jasmyn Morris/StoryCorps hide caption

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'Do What's Right And Have Fun': Remembering A Mother With A Fighting Spirit

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Microsoft for the first time on Thursday revealed that the hackers behind the SolarWinds attack had compromised its internal systems and accessed company source code. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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Group Behind Alleged Russia Hack Broke Into Microsoft's Internal Systems

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