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All in the same boat: Teen finds joy in rowing amid pandemic challenges

Vinoj Fullen started rowing in the early days of the pandemic. (Courtesy)
Vinoj Fullen started rowing in the early days of the pandemic. (Courtesy)

The American medical community has declared a national emergency in youth mental health. Here & Now explores how teens are finding ways to thrive.

Vinoj Fullen, a 9th grader from Chesterfield, Virginia, explains how he discovered rowing in the early days of the pandemic and why he hasn’t looked back.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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