School is supposed to teach kids a thing or two. Pandemic-era schooling's mix of in-class and in-home learning, however, taught them something people don't usually figure out until a lot later – who they really are. Part of South Carolina Public Radio's occasional series 'diSConnected.'
Robert Fox and his new friend, Stephanie, both share a love of music, amusement parks and animals.The two have become pen pals and written letters to each other during the COVID-19 pandemic. Fox, an 87-year-old Army veteran and a resident of TerraBella assisted living in Spartanburg, and Stephanie, 15, have shared stories with each other.