Looking Up: Silver Linings and Reflections From a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

Seven Days

June 9, 2021
Compiled by Carolyn Fox

MATT DOUGLAS

There's no sugar-coating it: The pandemic has sucked. But Vermonters are a resilient group, and even amid the darkest days of lockdown found creative ways to stay connected and hopeful. Read on for some of the small moments that lifted spirits in communities around the state, and for observations of positive outcomes that emerged in an otherwise dreary time.

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