LUIS ANDRES HENAO Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — "Tell us about Vikings; tell us about shipwrecks; tells us about pirates and ancient myths." Sara Herlevsen nods, smiles and answers these questions from students via video conferencing. Or this 31-year-old massage therapist and tutor from Calgary helps them with their math homework, a science quiz or an art project. Sometimes, she simply listens. Many want someone to talk to because the spread of the coronavirus outbreak has forced their schools to close and isolated them from their classmates. Herlevsen said it all started because she was worried about students falling behind. So she volunteered to help on social media: "During Pandemic Times," she said. "I would like to offer FREE remote assistance/tutoring to any child who is a
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