Marnie, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Brayden Paris Marnie is 48 years of age and lives in Freeland with her family. Her position is Special Ed Director of Freeland Community Schools. Her job deals primarily with deaf and learning disorders, people who were strongly impacted by COVID-19.  Marnie initially heard of the virus in the media, sometime around February toContinue reading “Marnie, Saginaw County”

Robert, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Brayden Paris Robert is 49 years of age and lives in Freeland, MI. During the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, he was the St. Charles High School Principal, assigned now to the Saginaw ISD, presiding over the Special Ed department for St. Charles. Similar to many, Mr. Paris learned about COVID-19 while most ofContinue reading “Robert, Saginaw County”

Craig, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Brayden Paris Craig is 51 years old, and lives in Saginaw with his family. He is one of the many brave principals in the Michigan education system. As COVID-19 threatens everyone close to him, unlike many he has been lucky to avoid COVID-19. He presides over the Swan Valley Middle school now.  Craig reportedContinue reading “Craig, Saginaw County”

Pastor Scott, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Brayden Paris Pastor Scott is a 41 year old who lives and works in the city of Saginaw, as the pastor of Faith Baptist Church. He lives in Hemlock with his wife and five children. His eldest child, Philip unfortunately went through the experience of being a senior at the start of the pandemic,Continue reading “Pastor Scott, Saginaw County”

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”

Kevin, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Madeline Spillane Kevin is 47 and lives in Hemlock, Mi. He is self employed as a notary, insurance sales, consultant, and father of two girls. Kevin first heard about Covid in early January over talk radio. His job shuttered a lot and was forced to take any job opportunities that came his way. TimesContinue reading “Kevin, Saginaw County”

Debra, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Madeline Spillane Debra is 44 and lives in Hemlock. She works as a labor and delivery nurse at Covenant. She is also a mother to two girls. Debra first found out about Covid from a hospital memo back in February. Debra’s day-to-day life drastically changed once the virus struck. At home things went fromContinue reading “Debra, Saginaw County”