In the age of Coronavirus and social distancing, how are we measuring the milestones that define our humanity?
My youngest daughter received the heartbreaking email this week we all knew was coming but sincerely prayed would not. Her university, like so many others around the country, cancelled its upcoming commencement exercises due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Of course, the announcement does not change the accomplishment. My daughter and millions of her peers have earned their degrees. No one can take that achievement away, not even a wretched virus. But it will be a graduation without fanfare for this generation. Continue reading