• erinschrode

They Were Us

Updated: May 26, 2020

I haven’t found the words all day. I still don’t have the words. "They were not simply names on a list. They were us. A number is an imperfect measure when applied to the human condition.” Here are glimpses into the lives of but 1,000 of the Americans lost to Coronavirus, 1/100th of the current death toll. Let that sink in. I’ve gone through the whole thing, cried, laughed, mourned, celebrated. Read every name, know the stories, honor their blessed memory.