#22 SHE IS PETRIFIED

Mrs Lovenia Bea McCray has been living and caring for her Father, Elmore,96. as if he and she are husband and wife. There are times she says that he needs chastising. His panic attacks are severe until she walks in the door from out doing chores…five minutes later he is on the phone laughing and joking to the best of his abilities. Mrs Bea was scheduled to take a trip to Jonesboro,Ga to celebrate the High School graduation of her granddaughter the end of June from Elite Scholars Academy. Her granddaughter,Tamara,attends the #1 ranked High School in Clayton County. Tamara has received more that 1.6 million in scholarship monies from 35 Universities and Colleges.She will reveal at her graduation party where she will be matriculating. Mrs Bea states that she has arranged respite care for her Dad. But she is too afraid that he or she may come back with the Virus. She is petrified!

About This Story

  • Project: COVID-19
  • Date submitted: June 17, 2020
  • Emotional tone: Negative
  • Who should know about this? Everyone, Friends and family, Government, Leaders who make decisions, and My community

About the Storyteller

  • Community: Boynton Beach
  • Age: Over 61
  • Gender: Female
  • Concerns: Being around too many people, Health of my friends and/or family, Health of the community, My health, Safety of my neighborhood, and Safety of those who can't care for themselves

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  • My story is about: Fear