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A young woman with purple hair and glasses sits on a brick front-porch railing in a striped shirt.


“Hi, friends. My name is Brandy. I am an artist/educator, self proclaimed do-gooder, lover of people, communities, and stories. I am a daughter, sister, and

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An older man dressed in a yellow, red, and black camo-patterned shirt and a red billed cap sits cross-ledded in a garden between two orange traffic cones.


“What has it been living by myself during the pandemic? I turned to art. I decided to do portraits of people I love and miss.

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A barefoot young man with naturally curly hair and a woman in a black and white floral dress both hold violins next to a man with curly grey hair holding a cello while standing in front of a garden shed.

Aaron, Margie, and Benjamin

Margie: “This would have been our 13th summer to teach and perform at the Brevard Music Center in North Carolina. It is an intense 7

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Two women with long dark hair, one with bangs are seated on a front porch among wooden furniture. One sits with legs crossed while the other drapes her right hand across her knee.

Echo and Emily

Emily Woxihara performs with Ancient Warfare and is the drummer for Bear Medicine. She also performs solo as Emily Hagihara. Narrative from original post: Both

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A bearded man in a button up teal casual shirt and sunglasses holds the hand of a bare footed woman in a blue tee shirt and red shorts standing afront the lawn of an off-white panelled home.

Rob and Piper

Piper and Rob: “This pandemic has affected us the most through our jobs. Rob got laid off from his job as a tour guide at

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Two men, (left) wearing a red woven cap and a black graphic tee shirt and (right) a Granada tee-shirt sit on a front stoop petting an old, brown dog with a colorful collar.

Dafri and Thomi with Yuma

Dafri: “One of my biggest things as an artist is telling the untold story. If I’m in a crowded room, my eyes always go to

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A man in a green striped shirt and jeans with a crew cut and beard is seated on concrete steps holding a yellow floral arrangement in the shape of a heart. Two slices of cake are at his feet on plates.


A week or so ago, Danny bought 2 Quarantine Cakes from Tinker’s Cake Shop. He liked their mission of donating 10% of all sales to

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A man holds a ukelele upside-down in colorful, knee-length socks crossed legged seated next to a young girl in brightly patterned pajamas next to a woman in a tan collared sweater and short hair on a patterned coushined bench in a screened porch with orange columns and teal trim.

Mick, Libby Lee, and Lucy

Mick played two songs for us on his ukulele: “Sunshine On My Shoulders” and “Anti-COVID Anthem #19” (to the tune of “Short’nin’ Bread”). He sang,

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