Old Bridgewater Historical Society

Old Bridgewater Historical Society

Pandemic Stories

Stories of the 2020 Pandemic written by those living through it.

By Charle C. of Winthrop, ME. A Pandemic Poem, Letter by Letter ...
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By Gordon L. of Marblehead, MA. Some thoughts about adjusting to a new reality. Or, challenges in the life of a Senior Citizen ...
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Ruth D's Screening Badges

By Ruth D. of East Bridgewater. As a courier for a South Shore medical association I began to be concerned in late winter ...
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By Mary O. of Bridgewater. As the survivor “left behind”, I will share with you some of what I experienced this summer while watching a loved one die of Covid19 ...
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By MaryBeth B. How would one explain fear to someone who's only ever felt secure? Uncertainty would be one way to describe something that feels indescribable ...
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By Diane R. of Bridgewater. An exuberant toddler balanced on a window sill behind a pane of glass, all tousled auburn hair, round pink cheeks ...
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By R. K. of Bridgewater. Sometimes I’m caught by the thought that this should feel more surreal. Trees are budding and there is planting to be done; the kids ride their scooters and play in the sandbox ...
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Kindness Rocks

By Keri B. of Colorado Springs. Out here, in a big city called Colorado Springs, finding work is tough for an artist like myself.  As a graphic design graduate, I keep busy by painting kindness rocks, as started in Cape Cod.  ...
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By Jenn W. of Bridgewater. Wuhan, China. Coronavirus. Covid 19 ...
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By Evelyn D. of Bridgewater There is a group of women in the Bridgewater area who, for the past 2 years have sewn dresses for girls around the world who have never had one ...
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By James H. of Bridgewater. Three miles walking on this sunny, Covid day is not enough to clear the mind. My students My town My kid My world My God ...
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