Michael, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Phyllis Schmitter Michael was unemployed at the time of the pandemic. Before he found out about the pandemic, he was spending his days hanging out with friends and family, going out to different places, and working on various arts and crafts. He was simply enjoying life. When the pandemic fully hit the United StatesContinue reading “Michael, Saginaw County”

Christina, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Phyllis Schmitter Before the pandemic, Christina worked as a shift supervisor at an assisted living facility. She just went through her days busily, spending time working and barely seeing her children, two of which had moved out and the third was still going strong in her senior year. She first found out about theContinue reading “Christina, Saginaw County”

Jarod, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Phyllis Schmitter Jarod was a junior in high school when the pandemic hit. COVID-19 came out of nowhere, starting as vague whisperings of a pandemic from abroad hitting America to the entire school district being shut down. This change turned his world upside down, instead of going out and enjoying his junior year withContinue reading “Jarod, Saginaw County”