Julia, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Izabella Rosebush  As a senior in high school Julia thought the pandemic would give her a nice little break during the most stressful time of the final year of high school. But it lasted longer than she expected when they never went back to school. She had first heard about Covid on the newsContinue reading “Julia, Saginaw County”

Kim, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Izabella Rosebush  Every morning she wakes up and teaches 2nd grade to her youngest son who is 8. She never thought she would be homeschooling her children but that happened once the pandemic started. Kim has 3 other children who are old enough to do their work on their own. She also realized howContinue reading “Kim, Saginaw County”

Sandra, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Antonia Levario Sandra is a 66 year old living in Saginaw County. Sandra is a COVID-19 survivor and a grandmother to 10 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Sandra first was aware of Covid when she saw it on the 5 o’clock news. The pandemic was really shocking to Sandra because she has never experiencedContinue reading “Sandra, Saginaw County”

Katie, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Emilee Green It was early March of 2020 when thirty-four year old Katie of Saginaw, Michigan received the news that she was getting the career promotion she’d been working towards for months. Her excitement would turn to confusion and concern in the coming days brought with them the announcement of COVID-19. Katie doesn’t rememberContinue reading “Katie, Saginaw County”

Nick, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Mason Sheridan Like Ryan, Nick also went to my school, so he has kind of the same story. Nick was in school with me in March, when everything fell apart. We were in our Newspaper class with Mrs. Chaltraw, maybe one of the best classes in Nouvel’s history. We sat around on a fridayContinue reading “Nick, Saginaw County”

Ryan, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Mason Sheridan In Mid-March, Ryan was enjoying his life, staying home and watching his dog each day, as covid had shut down the school he was attending. Everyday was a loop, waking up and not doing anything every day. This became painful to Ryan as he saw no end in sight for the deadlyContinue reading “Ryan, Saginaw County”

Tammy, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Megan Stott Tammy is a stay at home mother to her two children. When the schools closed because of the stay at home order, everything felt much busier and stressful in the house. One of her kids has special needs, and breaking a routine schedule can make things difficult. With school and the activitiesContinue reading “Tammy, Saginaw County”

Shannon, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Megan Stott Shannon was a senior in high school during the time she found out about the virus. “I heard about it in March while watching the news.” Shannon has been working in retail before and during the pandemic. “It can be a bit stressful at times. You never know if someone’s been inContinue reading “Shannon, Saginaw County”

Loretta, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Antonia Levario Loretta is a 50 year old mother and grandmother who lives in Birch Run, Michigan. Loretta is a mom of 5 grown daughters and 8 grandchildren, who she loves very dearly. Loretta had celebrated a birthday during the pandemic and explained that she would’ve liked to spend time with her big familyContinue reading “Loretta, Saginaw County”

Robert, Saginaw County

Storyteller: Antonia Levario Robert is a 50 year old man living in Birch Run, Michigan. He shares a home with his wife and three daughters. Robert has worked in the food industry for over 3 years and now helps keep businesses afloat during the pandemic.  Robert first heard about COVID-19 in March of 2020 from theContinue reading “Robert, Saginaw County”