Mike Ezekiel, Managing Editor

Melanie Hodges

“I’m thankful first and foremost that I worship a God who spared my life and has given me a hope of heaven,” he said. “I’m also thankful for the wonderful people I’ve surrounded myself with who support me and keep me going. I’m grateful that I am about to graduate with a college degree and enter a job field where I feel that I belong. And finally, all of the little things in life that make each day enjoyable are things I do not take for granted.”