Ashley Lee

entertainment reporter at the LA Times

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Reality shows were a big source of comfort for many people during quarantine.

From floral arrangements to lego construction, TV craft competitions were a hit during pandemic

Reality shows were a big source of comfort for many people during quarantine.

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