Contra turns 21 during the Covid-19 pandemic, and even though she doesn’t get to celebrate as planned, she shares how spending her teen years battling serious depression actually prepared her well for the disappointment, anxiety, and isolation of lockdown. A courageous share, she blows out her candles facing a still uncertain future, like so many millennials.

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