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The Washington Post over the weekend had a piece about the essential grocery workers who have put their health at risk as they worked in stores that keep people fed and supplied with necessities from the earliest days of the pandemic.

"But as pandemic fatigue has set in, appreciation for these workers’ sacrifices has waned. Some grocery chains that provided workers with hazard pay at the beginning of the pandemic have quietly allowed the wage bumps to expire, even as sales remain robust and coronavirus infection rates soar.

"Still, these workers have returned to the front lines every day, committed to feeding their families — and their country."

The Post offers "eight stories of grocery workers on the front lines in the Houston area< and you can see them here.