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New Year’s Eve is my favorite holiday because I take the time to reflect on the previous year and take stock of everything that happened. I don’t know anyone who will say that 2020 wasn’t one of the hardest years of their life.

Millions of people worldwide died of COVID-19, massive unemployment became a new normal, Bernie Sanders was crushed again by the establishment during the Democratic Primary, the lockdowns trapped people in their homes, and Black Lives Matter was renewed with racial tensions rising across the U.S.

And of course many will say it was a mixed bag with Trump’s defeat in the election and bringing forth the first black female Vice President. We could also say how history was made with the quickest turnaround for a vaccine and the passage of the largest stimulus package in U.S. …


A.E. Williams

Writer & Editor, BFA Creative Writing from Full Sail University.

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