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Delaney Sweeney works with just one other veterinarian at Wilkinson Veterinary Clinic in Alice. When the pandemic arrived, all other veterinary clinics in the area shut to all but emergencies, leaving Sweeney and her fellow vet to see what felt like all the animals in the county. For two to three months, their daily pet intake

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Our First Responders: Kirk Burnett

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Brent Tymrak spent the spring making nighttime runs while rushing to plant his crop of grain, corn, and cotton. This was nothing unusual — it’s what his farm does every year. What was odd this year was the lack of traffic on the roads. “It was real eerie coming home during curfews, driving 15 miles and

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Our First Responders: Ryan Michels

Ryan Michels works double duty as a firefighter for the Port of Houston and the Magnolia Volunteer Fire Department, making him and his wife, Nicole, literally a couple of lifesavers. While he’s watched Nicole’s job intensify during the pandemic, he says the firefighters have taken a step back, staging arrivals away from the dispatch location when

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Our First Responders: Nicole Michels

Nicole Michels’ job as a paramedic in Houston has always meant long hours, high intensity, and high stakes. At the beginning of the pandemic, her call volume dropped. Then, it rose again. When COVID-19 first hit Texas in March, people were trying to stay out of the hospital, but they were nervous. “I would get calls saying,