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"And on this perfect day, in this perfect apartment, in this perfect suburb I felt something coming up in my stomach that felt a little less than perfect."
"I came here with many dreams, but with one goal. And that was to succeed. I promised myself that no matter what, I wouldn't fail."
Rafael Gonzalez shares his experience of getting a new job, moving out of home, and having his life put on pause, all while in lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Robyn Lambird was pushing their body to peak performance ahead of their first Paralympic Games when the news of the postponement of the Paralympics came down.
Dr Michelle Johnston outlines what a day in the emergency department looked like during the pandemic. COVID-19 highlighted the severe inequalities many people face within Australia as well as the incredible strength of medical workers and other essential workers during this time.
Dancer Zee Zunnur moved to Perth with her partner during the pandemic. Zee shares her experience of quarantining in a new country and the impact COVID-19 had on her career, on making friends, and her artistic trajectory.
Throughout the pandemic, Olympic runner Peter Bol navigated new ways to train and involve young aspiring athletes on his daily runs.
Sisters, Joanne Micallef and Suzanne Green share beautiful memories of their father and the difficulties of grieving when isolated from one another in lockdown. 
When Brad Ness and his team couldn’t train together anymore at the Western Australian Institute of Sport, they got creative. Brad brings us on the journey of how COVID-19 brought this team closer together.
Mary McConnell is the Disaster Management Coordinator at Joondalup Health Campus, which took in over 40 COVID-positive patients, many of which were from the German cruise ship, the Artania.
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