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John Lithgow on how he finds happiness amid the pandemic | Mementos 2020

The birth of actor John Lithgow’s third grandchild earlier this year was the happiest moment he has experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic. A photo of her, sleeping while posed with a onesie that reads “Future Matriarchal Overlord,” is his favorite memento from this time.
“I hope, and I know, that my granddaughter will grow up to be exactly that — a ‘future matriarchal overlord’ with a wonderful sense of humor,” he said.

Photo courtesy of John Lithgow

The PBS NewsHour asked 11 artists and writers about which memento best expressed their experience this year. Here’s what they said:

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