When six Fordham University students launched the Bronx COVID-19 Oral History Project 18 months ago, they kept hearing stories of resilience. It echoes what researchers have found as they study post-traumatic stress -- people can emerge stronger, with a deeper sense of their place in the world. Their interviews with 24 teachers, families, artists, and community leaders revealed "a dedicated, authentic, and human picture of the Bronx unlike any project has seen before," said two of the students. "Despite one of the darkest eras of the city in recent memory, the light of community, family, and perseverance shone through in the voices of the Bronx COVID-19 Project."

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