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The Pandemic Profiles

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When speaking with California native, Matt Yanuck, you immediately feel noticed and that you matter. His ability to understand and read his surroundings is stealth-like. This self-aware, 21-year-old Philosophy major completing his senior year at Whittier College is no stranger to adaptation and taking hold of the reins as he consciously creates his desired reality. Yanuck possesses an essential trait somewhat lacking in our current civic culture:an unabashed need to speak the truth. “When the pandemic hit, it was just another time to be self-reliant and have even more work ethic,” Yanuck says with conviction.