A Song Request For WGLT, To Help Stave Off Loneliness | WGLT

A Song Request For WGLT, To Help Stave Off Loneliness

Mar 30, 2020

Now a story about loneliness as Illinois continues under the governor's stay-at-home order.

Over the weekend, WGLT received a voicemail with a song request from an 84-year-old Bloomington woman. She says as a "hugger" she's struggling to deal with the physical isolation. She hasn't been able to see most of her seven children and multiple grandchildren, who fear they will spread the coronavirus.

That woman is Rhoda Ring of Bloomington. WGLT's Jon Norton spoke to her via phone:

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