August 26, 2021
I was touched reading Bill Stevenson’s opinion piece published in the Aug. 12 issue of the Gazette. What came through in Mr. Stevenson’s story was his humanity. He tells of meeting, for the first time, a person who had become infected with the COVID-19 virus and now was suffering with the disease it causes. He describes not only her symptoms, but also the other impacts this nasty virus has had on her life, such as her fear, loss of job, and income and isolation from important people in her life. He describes her vulnerability.
What Mr. Stevenson was expressing in his piece was his hum...