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Fern Hill: A Podcast About Growing Up During a Pandemic

Gillian Frank

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Fern Hill: A Podcast About Growing Up During a Pandemic

Fern Hill: A Podcast About Growing Up During a Pandemic

Gillian Frank

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Fern Hill features interviews with young people about their experiences growing up during COVID-19.

Producer and Creator: Gillian Frank

Senior Producer: Saniya Lee Ghanoui

Latest Episodes

11. Johanna

A Podcast About Growing Up During a Pandemic Ep 11. Fourth grader Johanna talks about what it's like living through a pandemic in New Hampshire. She talks about how social distancing has reshaped schooling and her friendships. And she shares her thoughts about Elizabeth Warren, American politics and her love of theater.

--MAY 2
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11. Johanna

10. Jaden

A Podcast About Growing Up During a Pandemic Ep 10. High school sophomore Jaden lives outside of Los Angeles with his parent, his younger sister and his step-mother. He enjoys rock climbing with friends and playing video games. He talks about how social distancing has reshaped schooling and life with his family. And he shares his plans for life after COVID-19.

--APR 25
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10. Jaden

9. Jackson

A Podcast About Growing Up During a Pandemic Ep 9. Nine-year-old Jackson loves math and Magic: The Gathering. In this episode, Jackson talks about how social distancing has change life for him and his two mothers. Jackson also shares his passion for history and tells us what he's learned about the history and politics of plagues.

--APR 25
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9. Jackson

8. Asha

A Podcast About Growing Up During a Pandemic Ep 8. 14-year-old Asha lives in San Francisco with her two dads and younger sister. She dances competitively and loves to make music. In this episode, Asha reflects upon how social distancing has altered her life.

--APR 25
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8. Asha

7. Su'anu

A Podcast About Growing Up During a Pandemic Ep 7. Su'anu loves Dungeons and Dragons and Christian rock music. He talks about how social distancing has reshaped schooling and life with his family and his badly behaved cat.

--APR 21
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7. Su'anu

6. Benji

A Podcast About Growing Up During a Pandemic Episode 6: Benji. Seven year old Benji is in first grade. He loves Pokemon and playing at the park. In Washington State, where Benji lives, he can no longer go to the playgrounds, attend school or see his friends in person.

--APR 13
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6. Benji

5. Lauren

A Podcast About Growing Up During a Pandemic Ep 5. Lauren, a 9th grader and model UN participant, worries how her school shut-down will impact her education and wider social network. She questions why adults did not take more immediate action to protect everyone from COVID-19.

--APR 7
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5. Lauren

4. Carter

A Podcast About Growing Up During a Pandemic Episode Four: At six years old, Carter loves playing with slime and really wishes she had a sibling, because she does not have anyone to play with. She is not allowed to see any friends or go to the playground. Even though she is at home, Carter still has to do schoolwork, which she does not like!

--APR 4
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4. Carter

3. Adam

A Podcast About Growing Up During a Pandemic Episode 3. Adam, a 6th grader in Chicago, reflects on how quickly the coronavirus went from being a joke to a deadly pandemic. He agonizes about his shrinking social world and how he cannot see his grandparents, who live in a nursing home.

--APR 3
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3. Adam

2. Isabella

A Podcast About Growing Up During a Pandemic Episode Two: A high school senior, Isabella speaks about how self-isolation has changed her daily routine in her blended family, and how she has successfully managed her schoolwork at home. A writer, Isabella’s senior readings and one-act play have been cancelled. She wrestles with disappointment since her friends and family will not be able to get together to see her performance.

--APR 3
Comments
2. Isabella

Latest Episodes

11. Johanna

A Podcast About Growing Up During a Pandemic Ep 11. Fourth grader Johanna talks about what it's like living through a pandemic in New Hampshire. She talks about how social distancing has reshaped schooling and her friendships. And she shares her thoughts about Elizabeth Warren, American politics and her love of theater.

--MAY 2
Comments
11. Johanna

10. Jaden

A Podcast About Growing Up During a Pandemic Ep 10. High school sophomore Jaden lives outside of Los Angeles with his parent, his younger sister and his step-mother. He enjoys rock climbing with friends and playing video games. He talks about how social distancing has reshaped schooling and life with his family. And he shares his plans for life after COVID-19.

--APR 25
Comments
10. Jaden

9. Jackson

A Podcast About Growing Up During a Pandemic Ep 9. Nine-year-old Jackson loves math and Magic: The Gathering. In this episode, Jackson talks about how social distancing has change life for him and his two mothers. Jackson also shares his passion for history and tells us what he's learned about the history and politics of plagues.

--APR 25
Comments
9. Jackson

8. Asha

A Podcast About Growing Up During a Pandemic Ep 8. 14-year-old Asha lives in San Francisco with her two dads and younger sister. She dances competitively and loves to make music. In this episode, Asha reflects upon how social distancing has altered her life.

--APR 25
Comments
8. Asha

7. Su'anu

A Podcast About Growing Up During a Pandemic Ep 7. Su'anu loves Dungeons and Dragons and Christian rock music. He talks about how social distancing has reshaped schooling and life with his family and his badly behaved cat.

--APR 21
Comments
7. Su'anu

6. Benji

A Podcast About Growing Up During a Pandemic Episode 6: Benji. Seven year old Benji is in first grade. He loves Pokemon and playing at the park. In Washington State, where Benji lives, he can no longer go to the playgrounds, attend school or see his friends in person.

--APR 13
Comments
6. Benji

5. Lauren

A Podcast About Growing Up During a Pandemic Ep 5. Lauren, a 9th grader and model UN participant, worries how her school shut-down will impact her education and wider social network. She questions why adults did not take more immediate action to protect everyone from COVID-19.

--APR 7
Comments
5. Lauren

4. Carter

A Podcast About Growing Up During a Pandemic Episode Four: At six years old, Carter loves playing with slime and really wishes she had a sibling, because she does not have anyone to play with. She is not allowed to see any friends or go to the playground. Even though she is at home, Carter still has to do schoolwork, which she does not like!

--APR 4
Comments
4. Carter

3. Adam

A Podcast About Growing Up During a Pandemic Episode 3. Adam, a 6th grader in Chicago, reflects on how quickly the coronavirus went from being a joke to a deadly pandemic. He agonizes about his shrinking social world and how he cannot see his grandparents, who live in a nursing home.

--APR 3
Comments
3. Adam

2. Isabella

A Podcast About Growing Up During a Pandemic Episode Two: A high school senior, Isabella speaks about how self-isolation has changed her daily routine in her blended family, and how she has successfully managed her schoolwork at home. A writer, Isabella’s senior readings and one-act play have been cancelled. She wrestles with disappointment since her friends and family will not be able to get together to see her performance.

--APR 3
Comments
2. Isabella
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