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Staying Afloat During The Pandemic By Riding The Waves03:41
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The author and her daughter Maya at the beach, with "big banana," the surfboard. (Courtesy Sara Shukla)
The author and her daughter Maya at the beach, with "big banana," the surfboard. (Courtesy Sara Shukla)

Surfing was a lifeline for Sara Shukla when she was an awkward adolescent. This summer, she taught her young daughter how to surf.

Riding the waves has been a balm during the stress of the pandemic for both mother and daughter.

Click here for the original article from WBUR's Cognoscenti.

The author's daughter rides a wave to shore in August 2021. (Courtesy Sara Shukla)
The author's daughter rides a wave to shore in August 2021. (Courtesy Sara Shukla)

This segment aired on September 29, 2021.

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Sara Shukla is a writer with work in Cognoscenti and McSweeney's.

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