Illustration by Molly Oleson

This project was supported by the Knight-Wallace Reporting Fellowship and the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting.

Molly Oleson

Molly is a multimedia journalist, editor, photographer and illustrator. She has contributed to dozens of publications, and most recently, served as Editor of the Pacific Sun. To view more of her work,...

Hélène Goupil

Hélène Goupil is a former editor at Mission Local who now works independently as a videographer and editor. She's the co-author of "San Francisco: The Unknown City" (Arsenal Pulp Press).

Lydia Chávez

I’ve been a Mission resident since 1998 and a professor at Berkeley’s J-school until 2019. I got my start in newspapers at the Albuquerque Tribune in the city where I was born and raised. The Tribune...

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  1. Amazing story and illustrations, let us never forget that the Children are suffering through the effects of this horrible Pandemic in many more ways than we can imagine, and many will need extra nurturing and care in years to come. As a World, as a Nation, as a Village, we must all be ready and willing to provide it.

  2. So beautifully done. THanks for remembering the kids and the moms. THanks for this graceful and simply eloquent work.

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