The waterproof metal case went into a pit lined with cinder blocks, stuffed with things we'd rather forget -- COVID supplies, a recap of 2020's natural disasters, and a summary of the election.
The Tampa Bay area got skipped in the first round of first-responder flyovers by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the Navy’s Blue Angels, but the hometown folks at MacDill Air Force Base are planning their own show of support.
"It just keeps the kids feel included and important when everybody is so isolated and alone,” said one teacher. “It keeps the human touch.”
A mural thanking first responders for their dedication to keeping residents safe has been completed by a Tampa-based artist.