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Reflections from the front line

Seven photos shot individually at a COVID-19 safe distance and assembled into this composite by Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star 
 
This Labor Day, essential workers reveal how their jobs have changed to meet the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. These are the folks who protect us from fires, comfort our souls, teach our children, deliver food and mail, and treat those who have fallen ill to COVID-19.
 
Meet your neighbors on the front line
O'Brien | Horgan | Benda | Saxton | Brown | Jacoby | Varesio
 
Editor's Note: Bee sting spurs renewed thanks to essential workers
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City by City COVID-19 cases

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Obituaries

Boalt | Conroy | Gerrard | Goray | Hvide | Van Vechten | Weaver

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Around Town

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