USA Today – Even as coronavirus rages, we have a reason to celebrate life

It doesn’t matter how much you prepare and plan for having a child, no time will ever be perfect.

This became especially clear when my husband and I realized that our son would arrive amid a pandemic. But ushering new life into the world during a time of widespread death taught us how to appreciate the value, beauty and diversity of human existence.

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Alexandra Hudson is an Indianapolis-based writer, a 2019 Novak Fellow and a Young Voices contributor. Follow her on Twitter: @LexiOHudson

Alexandra Hudson, an Indianapolis-based writer who has been published in TIME, The Wall Street Journal, Politico Magazine, and others outlets. She is the curator of A New American Renaissance, a monthly newsletter on social, moral and intellectual renewal, a 2019 Novak Fellow, and is currently writing a book on civility and civil society.