March 11th stands out in my mind as the day the world seemed different. It was the day I learned Aldi was rationing toilet paper. I had heard of other countries dealing with TP shortages loosely linked to the coronavirus in Wuhan, China but I thought it was an internet joke. Within the next couple of days paper product aisles in stores were totally barren. It wasn't just an online meme.

The world turned into a totally different place within a week as companies shifted to working from home, public gatherings got smaller and smaller, and then a Stay at Home Order was put in place. That time two months ago feels like a totally different life. Here are 15 things that happened in Central Minnesota in 2020 that feel like they happened years ago.

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Life is crazy and totally different than how it was when we started the year. But we will get through this. Stay healthy, and stay strong Minnesota.