10-Year-Old Designs a Plastic Curtain so She Can Hug Her Grandparents Safely During Quarantine | 22 Words

Social distancing has really changed our lives. Being apart from our families, our friends and our partners is one of the most difficult things ever. But one little girl may have found the answer with her newest invention.

Keep scrolling to see the heartwarming video of her reuniting with her grandparents...

Millions of people all over the world are currently in lockdown.

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In a last-ditch effort to slow down the spread of the deadly virus, countries and major cities all over the world have gone into full lockdown.

Self-isolation has been deemed as the most effective way of combating this virus.

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While medical researchers work tirelessly to find a vaccine, regular people have been urged to avoid any form of social interaction and contact as best they can.

The virus is easily spread, so remaining isolated is the safest option for many...

And millions are now quarantining themselves at home for months at a time.

It's an undeniably difficult time for everyone.

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Staying indoors for extended periods of time will understandably wreak havoc on anyone's mental health.

But the hardest thing about self-isolating...

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Is being kept away from loved ones.

While some people are able to be self-isolate with members of their family or close friends...

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Others haven't been so lucky.

People have been urged to not spend time with people who don't live in their households...

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Meaning that millions are unable to visit their family members and friends during these difficult times, which is proving unbearable for many.

It's an incredibly isolating experience for many people...

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Spending weeks and weeks alone is enough to send anyone into a dark place.

And, making things even worse...

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The elderly, and those who are considered as "vulnerable", must self-isolate at all costs, meaning they cannot come into contact with others for their own safety.

People who are already suffering from underlying health conditions or other diseases are at the highest risk...

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And if they contract the virus, their chances of losing their lives is doubled.

Most families have been toughing it out and abiding by these harsh rules...

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And have simply been looking forward to being reunited with their extended families once again.

Others have been breaking the rules.

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We all remember the story of the New Yorker who snuck into a hospital to visit his wife.  Yeah, not the smartest move in the world.

Some people just can't take the lockdown seriously...

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And don't seem to understand that good things will come to those who wait.

Pictures such as this one really bring a tear to our eyes...

But it will all be worth it in the end.

However, it seems as though one young girl might have found the answer to all of our social distancing problems.

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Of course, Paige really wanted to go and see her grandparents and give them a big hug to make up for the time they have been apart.

She invented the perfect contraption to do so...

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She constructed a curtain with sleeves so that she could embrace her family members without direct skin-to-skin contact.

She got the idea from watching someone else make a "blanket."

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And after she got her hugs, all the other family members shared their own too.

The reunion was absolutely heartwarming.

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The video, which was posted to Facebook, now has over 24,000 views and hundreds of shares.

And we couldn't all help but think the same thing...

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What a great idea!

Here's the full video:

Amazing, right? If you want to see more heartwarming reunions, then keep scrolling to watch The Weasley Family get together for a podcast during this difficult time.