Face masks are an easy and simple way to help prevent the spread of germs and viruses, even in a non-pandemic. Plus, they can be a cute and fun fashion accessory.

But some people don’t like wearing them. That’s understandable. They’re not always comfortable. But you know what? A little discomfort is worth it, if it means saving the lives of those around you.

You don’t agree? Then take a look at the tweets below. If these 15 people can wear mask, so can you.

1. Think of the medical professionals:

These people are risking their health and safety to save lives every day.

2. Remember the essential workers:

The ones who can’t just work from home.

3. Small but mighty:

It shouldn’t be up to children to set the example for adults.

4. The children are our future:

She’s rockin’ that rainbow ice cream mask.

5. One more time:

If a child can do it, so can we.

6. “We can do it!”

We CAN wear a mask.

7. When you think about pulling the brim down…

Remember Elizabeth.

8. When you think you can’t breathe…

Remember Raelene.

9. THIS mask:

Imagine wearing THAT for hours! That cloth mask isn’t looking so bad now, huh?

 

10. It’s NOT a political statement:

It’s an act of compassion for your fellow human beings.

11. It CAN be comfortable:

Keep trying different masks until you find the right fit for you!

12. Think of your elders:

Wearing a mask around them could save their lives.

13. If you value doctors and nurses…

Wear a mask as an act of RESPECT for their lives.

14. Wearing a mask is patriotic:

It shows you love your country, and all the humans who live in it.

15. Wearing a mask is the least we can do:

A little discomfort is worth saving lives.

I know they can be uncomfortable. Trust me, I’ve been there, but a little discomfort is worth it, if it prevents someone from having to go on a ventilator, or worse. Wearing a mask is a small act of kindness we can all do when we go out into the world to protect those around us. If the people listed above can do it, so can you!

Which one of these people’s stories inspire you the most? Let us know in the comments!