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Only a Zoom call away: COVID-19 brings long-distance friends closer

CHICAGO - As the COVID-19 pandemic tightened its grip on Chicago, Danielle Campbell reached out to seven of her dearest friends. Most had gone to college with her; all had been in her wedding. But now one was in Seattle, and three were living in France.

"You're my favorite people," Campbell texted. "I want to make sure that you're all okay."

The "Fabulous Babes" group chat that resulted was flooded with messages, and soon there was a weekly Zoom meeting with wine or cocktails. The "Babes"

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