When the world shut down and snatched routine from our family, I did not have to be a genius to know the harm that would befall our family; the profound pain and hardship this would inflict on our family. Our family fell into deep despair, but no one cared. If we disagreed with the lockdown, we were grandma killers.
Dawn Hopkins is a Clinical Associate Professor with the Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences at Indiana University South Bend. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of Dayton in Exercise Science then a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology at Oregon State University. She earned her Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology at the University of Notre Dame. She writes in her personal capacity.