Loneliness was a common concern he heard from people of all ages. It inspired his book.
When former U.S. surgeon general Vivek H. Murthy began writing a book about loneliness, he had no idea large swaths of the United States — and the world — would be living in social isolation when “Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World” came out.
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I’m a 48-year-old English professor, and the 23-year-old who plays Spider-Man changed my life.
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For the first time in years, I had (virtual) company on the holiday.
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