Two 17-year-olds grow up in the pandemic

'You’re alone with yourself all the time. You start picking out things about yourself and then it just affects everything about you'

Ruby and her cousin Lucie (spelt “the French way,” she says) are from Salford. They are both 17 and are sitting on a black bin bag they have brought from home knowing that their favourite spot will be damp tonight. Ruby is lying on Lucie’s lap, who is looking out over Cathedral Gardens towards the football museum.

It’s Friday night, just after 7 o’clock…

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