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  • Writer's pictureViva Sarah Press

A postponed unveiling ceremony in the time of Coronavirus

My Google calendar shows that today, April 12, we will gather at a cemetery in Toronto for the unveiling ceremony of my mother's headstone.

Google is wrong.

The ceremony has been postponed. The novel Coronavirus pandemic came instead.

I personally know people who have postponed unveiling ceremonies; who have sat shivah alone; who couldn't make a parent's funeral.

I wrote a perspective article on how social isolation has affected me -- and my family. I know, unfortunately, that it will resonate with many:

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