Monday Sanderson, Life Editor

Melanie Hodges

“I am thankful for my dogs, Dorothy and Bruiser, who keep my mom company when I’m not at home,” she said. “I’m thankful for being able to say my first job as an online tutor was something I enjoy and still do. I’m thankful for my roommate who puts up with me even when I’m at my most annoying, and I’m thankful to have a family that supports me no matter what.”