#42 Going To Chruch Means A Lot

She is an 89 yr old lady that hss seen more hard times than good. You can hear it in her voice. She states that she resonates from a third world Country,Jamaica. And she has seen alot of political,enviromental issues,droughts and food shortages. She feels due to this pandemic her independence has been taken away from her, She says she sits in her backyard pondering what this world will be soon….She likes watching the birds chirp and even saw a cardinal this morning. This plague has made her feel down , Not allowing her to fellowship with those she has grown to love and familiar faces are being missed, She sincerely said going to church means alot to her!She misses her meals! And the ability to go to the laundromat to dry her washed clothes and furnishing.

About This Story

  • Project: COVID-19
  • Date submitted: April 16, 2020
  • Emotional tone: Positive
  • Who should know about this? Everyone, Friends and family, Leaders who make decisions, and My community

About the Storyteller

  • Community: Boynton Beach
  • Age: Over 61
  • Gender: Female
  • Concerns: Being alone, Being around too many people, Having enough food, Health of my friends and/or family, Health of the community, and My health

How the Storyteller Interpreted Their Story

Note: Responses which fell closer to the middle (between two or three options) are shown as two dashes.
  • My story shows we need to: --
  • Who my story is about: --
  • Why people acted the way they did: --
  • How people were treated: NA
  • In my story, there are: No solutions
  • In my story: I am stressed out
  • My story shows: I have no control
  • My story teaches us that: The community is vulnerable
  • My story teaches us that: The community is volatile
  • My story is about: Fear