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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 first in a series of portraits of our fellow community members whose work has been deemed essential.

This project is possible thanks to a grant from the Town Arts Fund through the Arts Council of Windham County.

Ezra Distler can be reached via his webpage at, by email at, or on Instagram at @ezradistler


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