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In the hopes that we all might be reminded of the people who continue to work through a global crisis at great personal risk to keep our community functioning, and out of my own desire to somehow express thanks, here is the 47th in a series of portraits of our fellow community members whose work has been deemed essential.

The pandemic has made clear to us just how important our essential workers are; I hope that we can remember that feeling of gratitude going forward.

To see the first 46 series of portraits, go to and search for “Portraits of essential workers”.