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Business, personal growth top New Year’s resolutions for West Virginia residents

By Jonathan Weaver, WV News

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Some West Virginians are already mentally preparing for the turn of the calendar this weekend — not only to January, but also 2022. 

Tyler County’s Carmine Crawford hopes to become a better musician in 2022, specifically on the keyboard or piano. 

“At the beginning of the quarantine, I taught myself ukulele,” Crawford said. “It took me about a year, but now I can play most chords, which is really awesome. Then, I got into guitar and now I want to start self-teaching myself how to play piano.”

Bill McIver, the boyfriend of Crawford’s mother, plays acoustic guitar and bass guitar among many instruments with his band. 

“He’s the reason I have my ukulele and electric guitar, actually,” Crawford said. 

A Tyler County High freshman, Crawford — who also is learning to play harmonica and ocarina after receiving both during the weekend — does not play on behalf of the school but does sometimes between choir warm ups and practices. She hopes to play alongside McIver when old enough…

To read more: https://www.wvnews.com/theet/news/business-personal-growth-top-new-years-resolutions-for-west-virginia-residents/article_383c6d2e-669b-11ec-b865-67468917d470.html

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