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2020: The Year in Review

By Hannah Kennington, Staff Reporter

Last year took its toll on all of us. With all the events that were happening it was a bit overwhelming for a lot of people, with many people losing their jobs and having to be quarantined. 

Last year we were introduced to, Covid-19, killer hornets, home schooling, having to wear masks everywhere we go, the election of Joe Biden, and the protests for BLM (Black Lives Matter).  With all this happening in the world people had to stay home and try not to spread the virus that was striking our country. 

This past year was a shock to all of us, most families have had many cases of Covid in their household and in their families, which has caused many people to mourn the deaths of their loved ones. Corona has made a hardship on all of us. People became isolated from the world and most were unable to visit their family and friends. 

The year 2020 will be a year in history for many seniors. They had to skip or do a virtual graduation ceremony, which leaves out the part when they get to graduate with their friends and say goodbye. 

But towards the middle and end of 2020 things started to turn around, especially with the new year of 2021 coming up.  With some stores closed from the pandemic, people had very little interaction with one another. But little by little things started to open again. With that new things were introduced into our everyday life, like having in-school learning instead of home-schooling with the exception of having to wear a mask.  And giving people the chance to  reconnect with each other and the world around them. It also allowed people to skip tests in school, which seems like a very big positive for most. 

Last year wasn’t all that bad but it has one of the worst years in history. At least we are almost at the light at the end of the tunnel with Covid.  And sooner or later things might get back to normal. 

The year 2020 will be a year to remember but at least we have gotten this far.