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"If we can’t be a whistle-blower like Li Wenliang, then let us at least be someone who hears that whistle.

If we can’t speak out loudly, then let us be whisperers.

If we can’t be whisperers, then let us be silent people who have memories. Having experienced the start, onslaught, and spread of Covid-19, let us be the people who silently step aside when the crowd unites to sing a victory song after the battle is won—the people who have graves in their hearts, with memories etched in them; the people who remember and can someday pass on these memories to our future generations."

                                                                            -- Yan Lian Ke

since the pandemic began, I've began writing a series of Pandemic diaries dedicated to the Wuhuan whistleblowers,

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