Soapbox: One Year On, Animal Crossing: New Horizons Is History

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If you asked me the question, “where were you when you found out about 9/11”, then my answer is “in a car park in Loughborough”. I remember it crisp and clear: the gravel underfoot, the way my mum’s voice trembled a little when I asked her, with childlike sincerity, if there would be a World War Three. “I don’t know,” she replied. I had been learning about World War One and Two in my history lessons, and I pictured biplanes overhead and the slide-whistle sound of bombs falling. I remember being vaguely excited about the idea of building an Anderson Shelter in our back garden, and terrified of everything else.

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