For many years, 20/20 has meant one thing: clear vision and clarity in thinking.
Today, that number reminds us of times filled with a global pandemic, protests over racial injustice, worldwide economic struggles and in Utah, just in case that wasn’t enough, the largest earthquake in a generation.
And yet somehow the year isn’t even halfway over.
2020 has not been for the faint of heart. It has been a year that none of us will ever forget. And yet it’s a year that some of us wish had never occurred.
Of course each of us has experienced it in our own ways. …
I grew up in a small town without much diversity. As a kid I heard racist jokes and speech, but it didn’t mean much to me at the time without any frame of reference. The concept of institutional or systemic racism seemed even more foreign. I knew what I had learned in school. Slavery ended and then segregation ended. Things seemed pretty good. I was wrong.
It wasn’t until I lived in the South for a few years that I started to see and feel the deep-seated resentment that existed after all these years. I started diving into the history of those places and talking with new friends whose families had lived in the south for generations. …
Hey friends! Just a few thoughts now that we have our first positive COVID-19 case here in Utah (this is adapted from a twitter thread, so may seem a little disjointed). I want to share some of the information that scientists have shared with me about why our personal actions are so important with this pandemic.
First a few notes on what we know with this patient. …