OPINION: The COVID-19 outbreak has been hard. I feel like we have to admit it first to get past it. Six weeks ago our routines changed, schools closed, the economy stopped and people's livelihoods came to a screeching halt. At times, even I have felt like we were sitting on a dead-end road. But in a moment, a song can change all of that.

Music brings levity, clarity and for many a needed mental health break. This morning, the universe was watching out for me as I got up to start working on the weekend news headlines. This video of talented kids singing Michael Jackson's "Heal The World" came up and changed my whole outlook on the day.

I hope it will do the same for you.

Take care of yourself!

-Rob Kirkpatrick

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