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What Are You Afraid Of?

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The day after the 2016 presidential election, I initiated an open call to illustrators to draw their deepest fear during a Trump presidency. Nine of the drawings were published that weekend in the New York Times's Sunday Review section.

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The New York Times

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November 2016
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I fear that my body will no longer be my own. 
—PING ZHU, New York

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The fear that the only thing connecting us is our failure to connect.

—ROMAN MURADOV, San Francisco

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I fear the monster that dwells within each of us, no matter what we believe in.

—JUN CEN, New York

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My deepest fear is not being able to protect and provide for my child, if I ever have one.

—DANIEL ZENDER, New York

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I wondered who each person I encountered had voted for — a worm of doubt had crawled into my brain.

—JOOHEE YOON, New York

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Fear of hate speech

—FRANZISKA BARCZYK, Toronto

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I might become a passive stone that escapes in thinking instead of taking action.

—CYNTHIA KITTLER, Offenbach am Main, Germany

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The scariest thing is having to face the other me.

—SARAH MAZZETTI, Bologna, Italy

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I fear the regression of rights and policies that protect us. But I am still working — and that is affirming.

—TOYIN ODUTOLA, New York