It’s hard to select just one day from the last year that can be deemed “the worst,” but Corie Tracey, a 37-year-old single mother of two, gamely takes a stab at it.
Moneisha Bryan barely left her bed last September. She was simply too depressed to get up. As a 24-year-old single mom raising three young boys alone in a pandemic, she was consumed with worry about her finances.
With three jobs, an eighth grader learning at home during the pandemic and a mom in a high-risk category, Kara Dwyer found herself at the whims of government aid and Medicaid home-care contract negotiations.