A brighter horizon is coming into focus for many Americans

A man skateboards with the Manhattan skyline visible in the distance as people visit Governors Island on July 15, 2020 in New York City.

(CNN)It's been a year of fear, delayed plans and loss. As the country begins to open up, many are reflecting on how the pandemic changed their lives and what they are hopeful for. Share how you're feeling with CNN Opinion.

We'll report back on what we hear.