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A Portrait of a Pandemic: Grocery Workers are Deemed "Essential Workers"

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In the first part of our occasional series, Portrait of a Pandemic, we heard how COVID-19 effects workers in the hospitality industry... cutting their hours or knocking them out of work altogether.  In this latest installment, Joshua LaBure brings us a look at another segment of workers uniquely impacted by coronavirus: the people who check your groceries and stock the shelves... who've suddenly found themselves on the pandemic's front lines.

 
 

 

Music from Kevin Conboy