I Lived Through Collapse. America Is Already There.

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Publication Info: Gen

Date of Publication: September 26

Year of Publication: 2020

Publication City: Lafayette, CO

Publisher: Medium Corporation

Author(s): Indi Samarajiva

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Living in Sri Lanka during the end of the civil war, I saw how life goes on, surrounded by death.

I lived through the end of a civil war — I moved back to Sri Lanka in my twenties, just as the ceasefire fell apart. Do you know what it was like for me? Quite normal. I went to work, I went out, I dated. This is what Americans don’t understand. They’re waiting to get personally punched in the face while ash falls from the sky. That’s not how it happens.

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