Cover Photo: And image of an optimistic and racially diverse team of young hockey players with their boyishly handsome coach
Photograph by Walt Disney Pictures

‘The Mighty Ducks’ Movies Taught Me How to Survive a Pandemic

I’ve found an unavoidable kinship with the Ducks. It could be, at least in my estimation, a quintessentially black American story.

bless you

immunocompromisedpreexisting lung conditionsdisproportionately affects people over sixty

I love you

have

And have you been taking your medication

No

Well, why not?

I couldn’t afford it

W-what we can afford doesn’t matter. What can you do for her ,

Hey,We have an HBO GO free trial for five more days.

MotocrossedRemember the TitansThe Mighty Ducks.

The Mighty Ducks

I’ve tempted fate and emerged victorious

Leah Johnson is a writer, editor and eternal Midwesterner, currently moonlighting as a New Yorker. She is a graduate of the fiction writing MFA program at Sarah Lawrence College, and currently teaches in their undergraduate writing program.  Her YA novels YOU SHOULD SEE ME IN A CROWN (2020) and RISE TO THE SUN (2021) are forthcoming from Scholastic.