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Caught on Camera

By Ava Martoma, Age 13

"Ava Martoma" "Black Lives Matter" "George Floyd" KidsMates "Prison lockdown" "Mathew Martoma"

Like much of America, I’m feeling quarantine fatigue. On the upside, I’ve had a lot of time to reflect on … well, everything. Lately, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, David McAtee, and the Black Lives Matter protests have occupied my thoughts. Truth is, I’ll never really know George Floyd, but I do know how he suffered in the last minutes of his life because there’s video proof.