For some, the past year has been an opportunity to pause and reflect. For others, it has been a time for survival and change. 

The Kansas City Beacon talked to Kansas Citians about how their lives have changed over the past year of the pandemic, including Susan Mikulecky, who was hospitalized at Saint Luke's South Hospital for COVID-19.

“I think that was the start of my gratitude thing. I just feel a little more grateful every day for anything and everything, and especially for my husband for watching me so close and taking me in.”

Read her full story: Susan Mikulecky: 'The start of my gratitutde'

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