Join host Dominick Bonny and learn about one Covid-19 survivor’s brush with death, and why he now advises everyone to get vaccinated against this novel virus that almost took him from his wife and two children. The two men also discuss the impact that disinformation and misinformation disseminated through social media has played a role in this pandemic.
Common Sense with Dominick Bonny – A Survivor’s Story Transcript
Hello and welcome to Common Sense, I’m Dominick Bonny and in this episode, we’re going to hear from a local man and father of two small children who battled Covid-19 earlier this year and almost lost. His name is Aaron Ruiz and his story is a powerful one, so let’s jump right in.
Interview segment I
Stay tuned to hear the rest of Aaron’s story after the break.
Welcome back! Let’s jump right back into my interview with Aaron Ruiz, a local real estate broker, husband and father of two who almost lost his battle with Covid-19 earlier this year.
Interview segment II
I’d like to thank Aaron for reaching out to me about telling his story. It’s a powerful story, and I think it’s a noble act to share your own private painful experience in the hopes that it might help others avoid the same or a similar painful experience. And it’s important because of the amount of misinformation, disinformation, and straight-up lies that have flooded our society since the pandemic started. In a time when even hard facts are met with illogical skepticism, it’s first-person truth like Aaron’s that might MIGHT just make a difference. Because the fact is we’re not just facing a pandemic spread by a literal virus, we’re facing an infodemic spread by bad actors who make money off of propaganda and misinformation. When people are suffering and confusion is everywhere, that’s when the snake oil salesman come out of the woodwork. Don’t listen to those who would spread confusions and conspiracy theories from expensive home studios on YouTube and then cut to commercials for supplements they slap their name onto. Listen to your doctor. Listen to actual experts! And listen to this father and husband who could be your neighbor, co-worker and friend who is telling you why he regrets not getting vaccinated before he got Covid-19. That’s all for this episode of Common Sense, join me next week as I interview a local man who fixes up kids’ bikes and gives them away for free via local Facebook groups. It’s just one story of folks …….