Chilchinbeto, Nazarene church feel ‘scapegoated’ for COVID spread


An ICU nurse held up an iPad cocooned in a plastic bag for both Bessie Dele Bryant and her husband, Danny Bryant, so their families could say goodbye on Zoom.

“I said we love them and we’re going to miss them,” said Leslie Dele, Bessie’s eldest brother and the Dele family spokesperson, as tears rolled down his face.

Leslie shared with his sister and his brother-in-law memories of some things they all did together before the coronavirus upended life around the world, when life felt normal.

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