b'Also, he said, both young people and adults could have more freedom in this space. For example, during group show-and-tell, when people might want to share something that reminded them of a loved one, they could just go to their room and bring it to the computer. Sometimes people might bring their dog or cat to show the group. Attending school from home made dealing with grief harder for a lot of kids, Mr. Carter said. If your friends used to make you feel better and now you cant hang out with them, it makes it harderto cope.Everyone grieves differently, he said, but it helps when you hear from somebody who is having the same things as in your life. You can share feelings and you can learn from other people. Sometimes you just need a break, and a group can allow you to have a break.Mr. Carter said the pandemic taught him not toIllustration by Maribel Quino, eighth grade,AMY Northwest Healthy Bulldogtake relationships for granted. He and his wife were both working from home, but there were fam-ily members he hadnt been able to see since themy mom and brothers even more. It made me start of the pandemic.more grateful and appreciative to be alive.It taught me to use what I have and the strength By Serenity McGriff, Maleah Dixon,of every relationship that I have to benefit what Iand Jamerah Mclean-Carter have, he said. It made me respect that time that IJames Logan Healthy Eaglehave with people and cherish the time I have with 37'