Maine teens make video that inspires thousands

A music video that started as a project to keep two high school students busy has turned in to an inspirational video for so many.Morse High School sophomores Isaac Ensel and Isabel Strelneck are neighbors and friends. Making videos is a hobby for both of them. This one started off no differently. It shows a day in the life of what it’s like for Ensel, Strelneck and their friends as they navigate life without school, without sports, and social distancing. They say it’s a five-minute glimpse in to what it’s like to be a high school kid during the pandemic. The video is set to “Carry On,” a popular song by the group Fun.”We picked ‘Carry On’ because this meets all our key points,” Ensel said, “Then we were asking friends how can we go further.”Ensel also added, “It’s like a way to document what we are going through at our age specifically.” The video took off beyond their expectations. It has been viewed on YouTube more than 3,000 times.”A lot of our friends were like, ‘Oh this is a cool fun video,'” Strelneck said. “But a lot of adults were like, ‘Wow this is crazy,’ and crying and that kind of thing, which surprised us but it was really sweet.”Strelneck and Ensel say their friends sent in their videos to them and everyone was 6 feet apart while making it.”I miss my friends, it’s hard to see people,” Strelneck said. “There is still a way for everyone to connect through it, and I think it was a good way to do that too.”Here is the link to their video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uopthd6Btqg

A music video that started as a project to keep two high school students busy has turned in to an inspirational video for so many.

Morse High School sophomores Isaac Ensel and Isabel Strelneck are neighbors and friends. Making videos is a hobby for both of them.

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This one started off no differently. It shows a day in the life of what it’s like for Ensel, Strelneck and their friends as they navigate life without school, without sports, and social distancing. They say it’s a five-minute glimpse in to what it’s like to be a high school kid during the pandemic.

The video is set to “Carry On,” a popular song by the group Fun.

“We picked ‘Carry On’ because this meets all our key points,” Ensel said, “Then we were asking friends how can we go further.”

Ensel also added, “It’s like a way to document what we are going through at our age specifically.”

The video took off beyond their expectations. It has been viewed on YouTube more than 3,000 times.

“A lot of our friends were like, ‘Oh this is a cool fun video,'” Strelneck said. “But a lot of adults were like, ‘Wow this is crazy,’ and crying and that kind of thing, which surprised us but it was really sweet.”

Strelneck and Ensel say their friends sent in their videos to them and everyone was 6 feet apart while making it.

“I miss my friends, it’s hard to see people,” Strelneck said. “There is still a way for everyone to connect through it, and I think it was a good way to do that too.”

Here is the link to their video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uopthd6Btqg