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Find a cure for COVID-19.
Sherryion Lane, MidSouth EC | Huntsville
Have just one more day with my dad, Dixie Wheeler. I have so many questions I’d like to ask him.
Rodney Wheeler, Bluebonnet EC | Lytton Springs
Fit into the pants I wore before quarantine.
Caryl Zimmerman, Central Texas EC | Kingsland
Figure out what my cats are thinking when they stare at me.
Laurie L. Reagan, Bandera EC | Leakey
Give everyone a hug.
Margaret Fontenot, Bluebonnet EC | Somerville
Tell a certain person how I feel, but I can’t.
Have witnessed the first 2 billion years of the creation of our universe and its wonders.
Jim Foehner, Pedernales EC | Wimberley
Not be a burden to my loved ones—in old age, when I get there.
Remember every question I ever asked when I was 4 to 6 years old.
Gwen Collier, Sam Houston EC | Livingston
End this virus and make people happy as they used to be.
Go back in time to 1969, when my husband was transferred to serve with the Royal Air Force in England. Living and traveling for three years in Great Britain among the English people were the happiest, most memorable years of my life.
Carol Cook, United Cooperative Services | Granbury
Back a trailer correctly.
Travel the world.
Elaine Spence, Wood County EC | Lindale
See Tony and my parents again. Turning back time would be awesome.
Create a mirror for people to see themselves as they were meant to be, how they can be loved, and their full potential rather than whatever negative society has instilled in them.
Lisa Vaughan, Heart of Texas EC | China Spring
Make peace on Earth, goodwill for all.
Grace Walton Miklos
Travel back in time and experience Texas as my ancestors did, travel into the future and experience Texas as my descendants will.
Mark Brooks, Jackson EC | Van Vleck
Get rid of the virus.
Do away with political party affiliations so we could actually have a chance at having a United States.
R. Wittenburg, Jackson EC | Edna
See my son Ricky again.
Go back in time to correct the errors made with coronavirus.
Lucy Morin, Nueces EC | Alice
Go safely in public without a mask or worry.
Donna Smith Aaron
Make it rain.
Denise Baehre, Central Texas EC | Fredericksburg
Go back and convince my dad to believe his doctor’s diagnoses of the diabetes that caused his death from lack of treatment.
Jim Evans, Victoria EC | Port Lavaca
Find out what really happened to Davy Crockett at the Alamo.
Craig Massouh, Pedernales EC | Sattler
Go back in time 70 years and tell my 18-year-old self to save your birthday money; don’t spend it.
Mildred McLemore, Bluebonnet EC | Caldwell
Lose 200 pounds.
Ginger Clark, Tri-County EC | Azle
Turn back time.
Go on vacation.
Linette Fleitman, J-A-C EC | Windthorst
See the ones I have lost one last time.
Carol Lewis, Bluebonnet EC | Smithville
Have given Charley Pride a hug before he died.
Give every person in Texas the experience of riding a good horse.
Raynell Ray Glaser, Fannin County EC | Bonham
See and hug my family.
Steve and Cindy Yukich
Go back to being 25 years old with the knowledge I have now at 60.
Mike Harp, Bandera EC | Vanderpool
Button my britches.
Live in our house long enough to see our two neighbors’ four babies graduate from high school and college.
Bonnie Wilson, Pedernales EC | Leander
Talk to my grandpa again.
Steve Lisa Boston
Visit every Texas Main Street city.
Angie Hillin, CoServ | The Colony
Make the pandemic go away.
Understand what’s happening at the event horizon surrounding a black hole at dimensions much smaller than the quantum level.
W.C. Welz Jr., Nueces EC | Corpus Christi
Change some things.
Gary N Bev Holm
Tell every young girl that her identity is not determined by who her friends are or who her boyfriend is.
Gloria J. Bass, Bandera EC | Lakehills
Hug my daughter.
Sherry Turner Clift
Turn the whole world back a year, with the hopes that the pandemic would never happen.
Jenny Rudolf, Jackson EC | Churchill
Go up to see the snow in Colorado.
Fly to Washington and visit my daughter without fear of COVID-19.
Debbie Ewald, PenTex Energy | Gainesville
See my dear friend.
Hug my 91-year-old mother who lives alone and has interaction starvation.
Christine Lowry, Pedernales EC | Cedar Park
Go to sleep at 3 a.m.
Go back in time.
See my two sons in heaven.
Barbara Belden Jones
Win the lottery.
Go back to the good ol’ days BC (before COVID).
Pamela Daisy Ryman