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How Young Stars Have Coped With the Coronavirus Pandemic

How Young Stars Have Coped With the Coronavirus Pandemic

Rowan Blanchard was about six months into her Vancouver-based shoot for Season 2 of TNT’s dystopian thriller “Snowpiercer” when Covid-19 struck North America.

“We were so close to finishing. They had two episodes left on Season 2 and they immediately sent everyone home,” says Rowan’s mother, Elizabeth Blanchard.

The sudden pivot from working nonstop to a complete shutdown of the biz came as somewhat of an emotional shock to Rowan. At 18, the Los Angeles native is a seasoned actor, having landed her big break in “Spy Kids 4-d: All the Time in the World” before going on to star in the Disney small-screen series “Girl Meets World” and Ava DuVernay’s big-screen adaptation of “A Wrinkle in Time.”

“She’s been working since she was 5, so this has been kind of a weird time for her,” says Elizabeth Blanchard. “But now she’s 18, and suddenly she’s an adult. So

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