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American in Milan: ‘We didn’t realize how serious’ coronavirus outbreak was


Joining TODAY via FaceTime, Rachel Buchholz, an American living in Milan, describes what life there is like for her and her husband and two children, who have been in lockdown for weeks. She says that initially “we didn’t understand how serious it was” and that they’ve been to the grocery store only once in the past several weeks. She says they are trying to “choose peace over panic” are “looking for opportunities to be kind.”