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Chosen One of the Day: Rapunzel, social distancing icon

By Courtney Enlow

Well, here in the US, we're experiencing a necessary period of social distancing. For many of us, this is new territory. But in these troubling times, we have a beacon of golden hope in the be-Mandy Moore-voiced princess of luxurious and functional locks.

Like many of us, I was browsing Twitter this weekend, steeped in anxiety like an Earl Grey teabag, extra hot, when I saw this:

It was inspired by this perfect Tumblr post:

Social distancing doesn't have to be all doom, gloom, and boredom! We can do so many things! Puzzles and darts and baking! Paper mâché, a bit of ballet and chess! Pottery and ventriloquy, candle making! Stretch, maybe sketch, take a climb! Sew a dress! Meet a roguish con man! Dance on a bar! Get a sassy cut and dye your hair brown! Use your fancy haircut to destroy your old crone of a mother-figure turning her into dust! These are just a few things you can do while under quarantine! 

In six weeks or so we can go back to being Moanas but for now we are early-movie Rapunzel. BRUSH AND BRUSH AND BRUSH YOUR HAIR AND WASH AND WASH AND WASH YOUR HANDS. 

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