Close, yet apart: Diary of a family under lockdown

Close, yet apart: Diary of a family under lockdown

Paris (AFP) - AFP has followed one extended family through the ups and downs of France's eight-week coronavirus lockdown.As families across the world faced unprecedented upheaval, this family shared its shock, fears, questions, difficulties and discoveries.From their different locations across France, the family spoke to an AFP journalist between March 17 and May 10.Week 1 - 'We are at war'"Keeping your spirits up? Got food in?" It takes up hours, all the checking in with each other, but sets the rhythm of the days. The family rallies around "ma", great-grandmother Jacqueline Sebban, 83, a psy...


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