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Have You Had An Argument About Social Distancing? Tell Us About It

Have you and close friends or relatives differed over whether and how to handle returning to the outside world?
Petros Giannakouris
Have you and close friends or relatives differed over whether and how to handle returning to the outside world?

Are you in a dispute with close friends or relatives about "social distancing"? Are you disagreeing over whether to hold a big event — a wedding, for example? Have you struggled with how to talk to someone who you think is putting themselves and others at risk? Are you in danger of becoming estranged from loved ones over these issues?

As many states and cities start to reopen it's not always clear what to do. NPR's Embedded podcast wants to hear from people struggling with these kinds of situations and choices.

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Kelly McEvers is a two-time Peabody Award-winning journalist and former host of NPR's flagship newsmagazine, All Things Considered. She spent much of her career as an international correspondent, reporting from Asia, the former Soviet Union, and the Middle East. She is the creator and host of the acclaimed Embedded podcast, a documentary show that goes to hard places to make sense of the news. She began her career as a newspaper reporter in Chicago.
Chris Benderev is a founding producer of and also reports stories for NPR's documentary-style podcast, Embedded. He's driven into coal mines, watched as a town had to shutter its only public school after 100 years in operation, and, recently, he's followed the survivors of a mass shooting for two years to understand what happens after they fade from the news. He's also investigated the pseudoscience behind a national chain of autism treatment facilities. As a producer, he's made stories about ISIS, voting rights and Donald Trump's business history. Earlier in his career, he was a producer at NPR's Weekend Edition, Morning Edition, Hidden Brain and the TED Radio Hour.