In cities across the country scenes of public support outside hospitals and #FrontLineHeroes trending on social media have been heartwarming. As Covid-19 continues to claim more lives, victories are few and far between especially in the intensive care unit, but this show of support somewhat mitigates the stress many healthcare workers face. We lost another person to Covid-19 that morning. Her husband, also an African American, had died the week before while their brother-in-law was still in critical condition. The burden of feeling you are not able to do enough for your patient is heavy. Driving into work later that day to be greeted by a parade of cars with blinkers on, and horns blaring with the sirens of the local fire brigade does lift the spirits before another 12-hour shift.
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