To conjecture is to be human: Reactions to the Damar Hamlin drama

Kent Kroeger
12 min readJan 21

By Kent R. Kroeger (January 21, 2023)

A factory worker in Lesotho receives a COVID-19 vaccine (Photo by United States Agency for International Development; as a work of the U.S. government, the image is in the public domain in the United States.)

Disclaimer: I am NOT an anti-vaxxer. Quite the opposite, at the earliest opportunity during the COVID-19 pandemic, I scheduled Pfizer/Moderna vaccinations for myself, my wife, my teenage son and my in-laws. I did the same for the first and second boosters. Nonetheless, I still contracted the Omicron variant (BA.5)…

Kent Kroeger

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