Recovering from the Virus
It’s emotionally staggering to read how many people have died from COVID-19. Reading about recoveries offers hope. 292,188 people have recovered from the virus. John Hopkins University has a dashboard showing the numbers of cases, deaths, and recoveries around the world.
104-year-old William Lapschies is one person who has recovered. A World War II veteran from Oregon, William recently celebrated his birthday with a socially distanced party. Here’s William’s story.
First Koala Group Released Back in Australia
The non-profit group Science for Wildlife released 12 koalas (plus one pouch baby) back into their natural habitat in the Blue Mountains in late March. The release happened after the group studied the area and determined enough growth had taken place to support the animals. Here’s the story from Independent.
Ten Year Old Walks with Spina Bifida
John Harvey was born with spina bifida. Against the odds, he worked hard to learn how to walk. The following video shows John’s determination and perseverance. Enjoy!
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Companies Shift to Make Health Care Supplies at the Brooklyn Navy Yard
The 300 acre space known as the “Can Do Yard” during WW2 is earning that name again. Over 500 companies responded to New York City’s call for help to manufacture face masks. I heard this story on NPR and hope you enjoy listening:
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