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In France, the coronavirus threatens a cherished tradition: Cheek-kissing

5 mins | Mar 7, 2020
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In Paris, "une bise, or kiss, is never just une bise." History professor and author, Robert Zaretsky, writes in The Washington Post about how the effects of the coronavirus could not only impact the economic and medical but also the cultural, studying the example of the French people's treasured tradition to kiss in the cheek when saying hello.

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