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Emily Gold Boutilier

Alumni Editor 
Betsy Cannon Smith ’84

Print Design Director 
Ronn Campisi

Assistant Editor 
Katherine Duke ’05

Senior Writer 
Katharine Whittemore

Table of Contents

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Stories of Care, Courage, Practice and Progress

17 accounts that follow Amherst alumni on the front lines of the COVID-19 response as they help others and chase the truth during a time of chaos and suffering.

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His Biggest Fear Is We'll Go Back to Normal

Alexandre White ‘10 is an expert on how societies respond to epidemics. Often, that response lays bare our deepest inequalities—but sometimes that’s exactly what galvanizes change.