Quotes for This Week

May 12, 2021, Ellen DeGeneres, an American comedian and talk show host, while speaking to the Hollywood Reporter about her decision to end her talk show after 18 years, stated:

“When you’re a creative person, you constantly need to be challenged — and as great as this show is, and as fun as it is, it’s just not a challenge anymore”

May 9, 2021, Jonathon Reiner, Professor of Medicine at George Washington University, speaking with CNN about the status of the United States’ response to the pandemic and the debate over wearing masks, said:

“This summer is going to seem so much closer to normal than we’ve had in a very long time…The key statistic to think about is … what percentage of the adult population has received at least one vaccination”

May 9, 2021, Connor Luensman, 16 years old and an avid wrestler, speaking with Yahoo news about remembering his father, James Luensman, age 43, who contracted Covid-19 in November 2020 and after two weeks in the hospital died from complications of the disease, who supporting him at wrestling matches, said:

“He was there for me every step of the way…I couldn’t even hear my coaches because he was screaming so loud, and as soon as I won, I shook his hand. I didn’t even go to my coaches. I went to him because his opinion was all that mattered”