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MEXICO: When I grow up • A child's life in quarantine.

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Thiago finger paints designs on his tummy after covering himself with body lotion on his forty-eighth day of self-isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic at a temporary home in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico on May 1, 2020. Photographer Bénédicte Desrus says, “With this pandemic and his school closed, my son is experiencing big changes. I wonder what the psychological effects of social distancing will have on him during his formative years and how he will remember this time in the future.” Thiago, 3-years-old, is the son of the photographer. He was documented as part of a project titled “When I grow up” about a child growing up on quarantine, away from other children and from the outside world, during the coronavirus pandemic. Photograph by Bénédicte Desrus