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By Mildred Lykens
Lyle News 

The three F's


April 15, 2020

Fright, Flight, or Fight. Let’s look at this virus outbreak as a horror flick and check out what can be done to conquer the unconquerable. In the plot of the story, finding out the monster is not prejudice—first, fright of the unknown took over. We panicked into the every-man-for-himself hoarding mode, shopping out there in the midst of the invisible enemy and allowing it to multiply and engulf more of humanity; and as it consumed, it became larger. Then came flight from information gleaned from the media, to find sanctuary and stay hidden, in hopes we won’t be found, and fall victims ourselves. Which then brought us to fight: in lieu of this being the apex (hopefully) of this dread...

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