By creator to crawfordcountynow.com
ByNovember 25, 2020 12:07 pm
BUCYRUS—The COVID-19 pandemic could also be casting a darkish shadow over the Thanksgiving vacation this yr, however a number of native residents have discovered issues to be thankful for despite the destructive issues which have occurred in 2020 and are trying ahead to a greater yr forward.
For Bucyrus resident Tom Zarcone, it was simple to give you one factor he’s grateful for that occurred this yr.
“After 4 years in kidney failure and requiring dialysis thrice per week, I obtained a kidney transplant on Oct. 20,” stated Zarcone.
April Rodgers Payne, who resides in Bucyrus along with her household, could also be quarantined with two of her three sons as a consequence of COVID, however she remains to be grateful.
“I’m grateful this Thanksgiving that my household has been fortunate through the COVID pandemic and haven’t misplaced our jobs,” stated Payne.
Mike Blum of Bucyrus stated he’s grateful that the enterprise he began lately along with his son permits him to assist household and associates whereas making a dwelling.
“I’m grateful as a result of I’m nonetheless working whereas serving to my family and friends by doing building work for an inexpensive value and I’m doing very well. I’m making individuals pleased whereas me and my son are working collectively,” stated Blum. “It’s the best feeling ever. I’m loving life and staying protected on the identical time.”
Stephanee Borer lately moved from Bucyrus to Galion and is grateful this Thanksgiving for the brand new reminiscences she has revamped the previous yr.
“Via this complete COVID pandemic, I used to be in a position to make new reminiscences. I met this wonderful man in February, simply earlier than this COVID hit. He’s instructing me about life normally and the way to not take issues and folks with no consideration,” stated Borer.
She is counting her blessings together with the little issues in life that merely make you smile.
“Most significantly, I’m grateful for the way wonderful God is and the way a lot He loves every one in all us,” stated Borer.
She lately moved to a brand new city the place she doesn’t know very many individuals however is worked up to see what 2021 brings.
“I’m beginning a brand new life with higher alternatives,” stated Borer. “Right here is to 2021, a greater yr and extra alternatives for a good higher life.”