Students have been learning from home for over a year, and while it’s been difficult for some, others have found it to be a blessing disguise. In a collaborative commentary from Richmond Pulse, teens across the city recount the highs and lows of distance learning. “I miss doing things in person for school. I don’t mind being alone but not for a long time. I’ve become independent through time and learned a lot. I’ve matured through just taking time to myself and living in the present,” says Michael Souksumphan, an 18 year old in Richmond, CA. Read more at Richmond Pulse.