Christmas has stubbornly persisted in these times of pandemic. As the world went into quarantine in the Spring of 2020 many turned the Christmas lights on outside and some put the tree back up.
It was a way of coping with sudden changes brought on by isolation and long waits for the return of normalcy.
As the long, ugly election year of 2020 passed Christmas came and went with valiant efforts to keep things merry and bright. Some claimed more Christmas lights than ever were strung as a way for communities to safely celebrate the season while social distancing.
Christmas came and went – and for many, the lights have stayed on.
But not everyone has understood.
In Long Island a family is working through their grief brought on by...