Pandemic pals: How Singaporeans made new friends, and strengthened bonds amid isolation of Covid-19

One-handed magician Jackie Chionh (left) and Pathlight School graduate Damian Quah became friends in October 2020. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
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SINGAPORE - In the last year, social distancing has become part of everyday life, in a bid to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Yet, amid the isolation, separation and seclusion that characterised 2020, some Singaporeans have succeeded in making new friends and maintaining - or even strengthening - ties with existing ones.

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