Kristie, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Connor Shoemaker Kristie lives in Saginaw and is 47 years old. She had first heard about COVID-19 in early February when the scientist died of the disease in China. She is a dental hygienist, so, unfortunately, she was furloughed from the middle of March to the beginning of June. She enjoyed the time offContinue reading “Kristie, Saginaw County”

Jackson, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Connor Shoemaker Jackson is 18 years old and first heard about the virus from his dad in early February. He was attending Swan Valley High School and worked at Jack’s Fruit Market. He was also excited to get a couple of weeks off of school at first, but eventually, he missed going out andContinue reading “Jackson, Saginaw County”

Jacob, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Connor Shoemaker Jacob had first heard about the virus in February of 2020. He recalls seeing multiple memes about it on Instagram in China before it actually became a severe pandemic and getting to America. At first, he did not take it seriously and was excited to get a couple of weeks off ofContinue reading “Jacob, Saginaw County”

Jorn, Chippewa Township, Drummond Island

Storyteller: Jordan Hartley Jorn is a 49 year old mother of 2, who currently resides on Drummond Island, Michigan. She is currently employed as a realtor outside of the island, and helps her husband with expenses as she currently also does the accounting for their construction business which provides help on and off the island,Continue reading “Jorn, Chippewa Township, Drummond Island”

Rhonda, Chippewa Township, Drummond Island

Storyteller: Jordan Hartley Rhonda is a 56 year old mother of two, she currently lives and works on Drummond Island, Michigan as a physical therapist assistant, but she also does home health care and out-patient clinic. She travels often, but still has a strict code the hospitals have put in place to keep employees, andContinue reading “Rhonda, Chippewa Township, Drummond Island”

Doug, Chippewa County, Drummond Island

Storyteller: Jordan Hartley Doug is a 58 year-old who currently lives with his wife and two children on Drummond Island, Michigan. He takes a ferry every morning in order to make it to work in Sault Ste. Marie where he works at Lake Superior State University as an executive chef/university sector. Doug says the travelContinue reading “Doug, Chippewa County, Drummond Island”