Stephen, Midland County

Storyteller: Samantha Grywalsky Stephen, who primarily goes by Steve, is a 49 year old City of Midland fleet mechanic. He works long hours on the night shift at the city garage. Steve is a very social guy, you can often find him drinking beer with his friends in the kitchen or playing pool on theContinue reading “Stephen, Midland County”

Jacob, Midland County

Storyteller: Samantha Grywalsky Jacob, a twenty-one year old City of Midland maintenance employee and Domino’s pizza manager, has worked through the COVID-19 pandemic since day one. When the lockdowns were put into place in mid-March, 2020, Jacob’s day-to-day life did not change much; if anything, he worked more. What did change, however, was his income.Continue reading “Jacob, Midland County”

Laurie, Midland County

Storyteller: Samantha Grywalsky Laurie, a devoted healthcare worker and self-proclaimed gym-enthusiast is a 52 year old Midland resident with a bright, bubbly personality. Every weekday, she wakes up at the crack of dawn to get ready for work, her place of employment for over twenty years; a nursing home in Bay City. Laurie is aContinue reading “Laurie, Midland County”