By MCSWEENEY’S EDITORS APR 21, 2020
“This Is Me at 68”: Elders Reflect During Crisis
in Yes! Solutions Journalism
The following essays are reproduced in partnership with McSweeney’s Publishing. Citizens 60 and older share their experiences and reflections related to the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Jane Ganahl, Bay Area, California
With news that oldsters like me are most at risk for the virus, some youngsters have shrugged their shoulders and called COVID-19 the “boomer remover.” Some politicians even suggested that if we seniors really loved our country, we’d go back to work and keep the economy from tanking, damn the dangers. Call it a patriotic suicide. CLICK TO CONTINUE
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