Stories tagged: "Vaccine Stories"


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An Anonymous Donor Sent Vaxxed Southfield Students to Prom for Free

To help graduating students after a tough year, this June, vaccinated Southfield students will get into Prom totally free.

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The Pandemic Isolated Them, Now the Vaccine Is Bringing These Michiganders Back Together

For these lifelong friends in Lenawee County, the vaccine doesn't just bring safety, it brings company at the end of a lonely year.

Chrissy Gorzen (center) and her "museum buddies" are excited to bring back history to their town on the Canadian border.
Michigan Women Are Reclaiming their Pre-Pandemic Passions

From running marathons to climbing Macchu Pichu, Michigan women say getting the vaccine will give them their life back.

Maureen Pickelman on an arctic vacation. Photo courtesy Kathy Rank.
After Barely Surviving Coronavirus, We Caught Up With This Newly Vaccinated Michigander

Retired teacher Maureen Pickelman spent half a year recovering from the coronavirus. Here's how her friends and faith saw her through.

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Michigander Explains Why Vaccine Side Effects Are Not Nearly as Bad as Dying From COVID-19

"I'm the worst-case scenario," said this immunocompromised Michigander who had an anaphylactic reaction to the COVID vaccine. Here's why her reaction was so severe and why she's getting her second shot.

Nurse Natosha Stafford poses proudly after receiving her second and final dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, completely inoculating herself against the virus.
WATCH: Michigan Nurse Celebrated Inauguration Day by Getting Fully Vaccinated

She conducted her own research, reading up on the science behind the COVID-19 vaccine. Then, Nurse Natosha Stafford decided it was time to live as an example.

Vietnam War veteran William Chamberlain, Sr. says he received vaccines throughout his military career, and has no reason to distrust them now.
Vietnam Vet: America’s Racist History Won’t Keep Me From the Vaccine

The ‘Gander’s Ellen Chamberlain decided to ask her father how he felt about receiving the COVID vaccine. His answers surprised her.