Stories tagged: "family"

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READ: Gov. Whitmer’s Tips for Keeping Michiganders Safe This Holiday Season

From shopping small to limiting large gatherings, these tips can help slow the spread of the coronavirus and keep local businesses going this season.

Kija Gray, left, and her mother Sonja E. James, voted together when Gray was growing up.
‘She Always Took Us’: Michigan Mother Makes Voting a Family Outing, Just Like Her Mother Did

When Detroit resident Kija Gray votes, she brings a new generation of voters with her to bring about change.

Everyday Michigander like Michigan State Rep. Sarah Anthony talked to The 'Gander about history, legacy, and what they need in a leader.
These Michiganders See Themselves—and a Hopeful Future—When They See Kamala Harris

From local leaders to growing families, voters in Michigan are celebrating a vice-presidential candidate who reflects what they stand for in a new way.

Four generations are aligned for the first time when it comes to voting in this year's election.
Op-Ed: My Michigan Family Was Divided at the Polls—Until President Trump

For the first time in my life, we’ll be four generations strong for the same candidate—but all for different reasons.

Twins boys Drew and Jake.
How an Allen Park Couple Strives for Balance While Working, Watching Kids During Pandemic

What routine? This Michigan family is learning how to thrive amidst the chaos and workload, appointments, and school. But they’re in it together.

Healthcare is one of the reasons Harmony Lloyd's mother, center, is voting for Joe Biden. (Photo provided by Harmony Lloyd)
My Parents Are Lifelong Republicans, but Healthcare Is Bringing Them to Biden

Here's how a Michigan family's journey to care for their paraplegic wife and mother has led to life changing decisions and first-time discussions in 2020.

Espy Thomas beats to the drum of herself and her ancestors.
Photo courtesy of Espy Thomas.
‘I Vote For my Ancestors.’ This Michigan Woman Tells Us How She Carries the Torch

Voting is nothing new for native Detroiter Espy Thomas. She votes however with a thankful heart, though, every time she does it because of her ancestors.