Kicker - Pandemic pinata
WORLD Radio - Kicker - Pandemic pinata
Alaska entrepreneur gives people a way to vent their COVID frustrations
MARY REICHARD, HOST: Up in Alaska, an entrepreneur is giving customers a way to fight back against the coronavirus. More than that! They can beat up the virus!
Carolina Tolladay Vidal sells handmade piñatas out of her home. Her
latest creation is a pinata in the shape of the Covid-19 virus!
VIDAL: When it comes to COVID-19 for sure, I think you smash them and break them and hit them with a meaning!
Eight-year-old Rose Consenstein took that to heart and let loose a
whole lot of pent up frustration. Here’s what she told Alaska Public
CONSENSTEIN: Well, I just felt like beating the heck out of a COVID piñata.
Apparently, quite a few people have some pandemic frustration to let
out. As soon as Vidal posted pictures of the piñatas on Instagram, the
orders started rolling in.
MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Oh, I can think of so many applications for this idea!
I’ll bet you can! It’s The World and Everything in It.
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