How I Get By
"Maybe if you're worried about social distancing, you shouldn't be out shopping at the mall."
This year, 47-year-old 'Santa Bryan' is keeping kids at a safe distance with the help of plexiglass barriers and lots of cleaning spray.
"We don't like separating these babies from their parents, but I’ve seen some unintended benefits; one is people aren’t as upset about wait times."
One woman recounts swimming upstream against an irregular work schedule and uncaring bosses while doing laundry for the elderly amid COVID-19.
Pushy guests, itchy masks, and acting dreams collide for one man waiting tables in Manhattan.
A third grade teacher puts on a brave face for her students—and resents the system putting her health at risk.
From Paris Hilton’s birthday party to anonymous dispensary runs.
When you’re not there, it’s hard to understand the difference between “we’re doing everything we can and it’s not working,” and “we’re giving up.”
"We were keeping track of which counties coronavirus was in, so we could make decisions about where not to stop for gas."
"I thought I'd be getting fat-ass tips. I'm not getting fat-ass tips."
A Walmart cashier talks about managing work and multiple health problems while trying to get around without a car.
The 23-year-old is trying to be responsible. During the last semester, he worked nights five days a week at Target. On his days off, he went to class.