My Maine Stories

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Stories

An Asian American Account
by Zabrina

An account from a Chinese American teen during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Being an NP during social unrest
by Jacqueline P. Fournier

A snapshot of Mainers in a medical crisis of the time/Human experience in Maine.

Ode To Wuhan
by Darlene Reardon

COVID-19 poem

The New Normal
by Darlene Reardon

COVID-19 Poem

Pandemic Blues
by Darlene Reardon

Covid 19 Portland poem

Classroom Time Capsule
by Anna Bennett

On March 12, 2020, I left my classroom not knowing I wouldn't return again for months.

C19 on Pine Point Beach
by Beth, Scarborough

Cancer patient experience during pandemic

Bad time to have Cancer
by Robert Abisi

Very difficult having Cancer when coronavirus is happening. Can’t even get my appointment.

Appreciation sign for essential health care workers
by Henry J Gartley

A neighbor expresses their appreciation for the workers at a local nursing home.

Share your COVID-19 story for future generations
by Steve Bromage and Jamie Rice, Maine Historical Society

Learn how you can share your stories on Maine Memory Network

2020 Sheltering in Place Random Notes During COVID-19
by Phyllis Merriam, LCSW

Sheltering-in-Place personal experiences in mid-coast Maine (Rockland) during March and April 2020

Pandemic ruminations and the death of Rose Cleveland
by Tilly Laskey

Correlations between the 1918 and 2020 Pandemics