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Coronavirus lessons we can learn from other dark times in history

"One thing I've learned in life is, money can be a very lonely companion. Kindness matters most."

Those are words of advice from 96-year-old Joy Wheatley, who has witnessed multiple crises, including World War II and the Great Depression — events that were devastating, but united many people against a single challenge.

  • Niki Burnside
  • ABC

She said alongside the poverty and desperation, she also witnessed acts of generosity as the entire population came together.

“There was a lot of poverty — I went to school with boys who didn’t have shoes.”…

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