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The memoir writing students at the DOROT Center found new closeness on Zoom. Gwynne Hogan hide caption

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The Coronavirus Crisis

'So Deep And So Rich': Seniors Stay Connected Via Their New Life On Zoom

When their memoir writing class transitioned to Zoom, these seniors found a closer connection than ever. "There's an intimacy to Zoom that we never would have anticipated," says Adellar Greenhill.

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'So Deep And So Rich': Seniors Stay Connected Via Their New Life On Zoom

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Gabriel Toro, 23, stands on the sidewalk near his apartment in Boston on March 11. Toro completed the credits required for a bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts Boston but the school wouldn't release Toro's transcript or degree because of an unpaid balance. Meredith Nierman/GBH News hide caption

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States Step In To Stop Colleges Holding Transcripts Ransom For Unpaid Bills

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In Beeswing: Losing My Way and Finding My Voice, 1967-1975, Thompson looks back on difficult memories that turned into familiar songs. Paul Morigi/Getty Images hide caption

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In 'Beeswing,' Richard Thompson Revisits A Big Life Just Shy Of The Mainstream

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