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In the conga line for vaccinations, I’d spotted a man I thought I recognised

In the conga line for vaccinations, I’d spotted a man I thought I recognised

Having received my second Pfizer shot at the Helix Theatre in Dublin, I was waiting in the foyer, under the benign gaze of a couple of medics, for the obligatory 15 minutes in case I sprouted wings or keeled over. Sitting there, I was struck once again by the oddness of being cheek by jowl solely with one’s own age cohort, with no other connection between us all than our shared year of birth. 

Earlier, in the conga line for vaccinations (the queue moved really fast this time, so I was done and dusted in about 40 minutes), I’d spotted a man I thought I recognised. 

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