Bay City, Michigan -- Sunday, March 1, 2020
Kim Matula, at right, interviewed by Rebecca Blumenstein
Kim Matula (cq) poses for a portrait at home with her daughter Gloria Ana Ovalle, 16, and her boyfriend Nickolas Guoam, 16. Ovalle said she hopes to become a phlebotomist. Matula works as a cook at Coonan’s Irish Hub where she makes $15 an hour, one of the better hourly wages available in Bay City other than at the GM plant.
In the 2016 election, the long Democratic-leaning and union-supporting Bay County voted to elected Donald Trump.
CREDIT: Alyssa Schukar for The New York Times