The essential workers hoping to survive

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Freddie Gray’s former Baltimore home is demolished, Kelly Rowland serves up some hot “Coffee,” and a band of Chief Human Resource Officers are teaming up to keep us all employed.

But first, here’s your week in review, in Haiku.

Maybe now would be
a good time to turn away
from television

doctors, quarantine
truthers, and pointless briefings.
Instead, consider

intrepid colleagues:
Dispensing severance
tips like Kleenex, and

the people—through no
fault of their own—who need them.
The custodians,

clerks, transit workers
hoping to survive their now
essential service,

the teachers who
just learned to say, “can everyone mute?”
through their silent tears.

It’s the weekend, right? So hard to tell. Try to have one. There is goodness around if you drown out the noise.

Ellen McGirt
@ellmcgirt
Ellen.McGirt@fortune.com

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