After nearly a year, many of us now feel this pandemic’s ghostly presence as it touches those we know.
St. Louis County is tightening restrictions on local businesses once again. Without businesses open, fewer people can return to work.
Local schools are determining whether to teach in the classroom or return to all virtual learning.
All of us are challenged. All of us are tired of the coronavirus, as our medical experts rush to find a cure or a vaccination.
While we ponder how to protect our most vulnerable populations, the elderly, those with compromised immune systems and other high risk health diseases, let’s also think about the recovery that will fall on our next generation.
Our children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren could deal with the fallout from COVID-19 for decades. The longer this pandemic is with us, the greater the likelihood of a longer and more difficult recovery.
We are in this together and we need to work together to ensure a faster recovery with less hardship on everyone, especially our children, grandchildren and greatgrandchildren.
All of us care deeply about our families, friends and neighbors.
Local school-age children, ranging from elementary to high school, give thanks to loved ones in The Call’s Thanksgiving edition. The Call’s 26th Annual “Home for the Holidays Recipe Contest” winners share recipes that may become a new tradition at your Thanksgiving or other holiday celebration.
Let’s truly put America and our world on the path to recovery. Pass it forward. Wear a mask, wash hands, stay distanced. Don’t gather in large groups.
Give thanks for those you love at home, at work, at school and far away.
Stay safe and healthy this holiday season and through the new year.
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