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Advocating for essential workers after a loss to COVID-19

"Why are we calling essential workers essential when we are not doing anything to protect them?" After Vy Mai lost her grandfather to COVID-19, she started advocating for safer working conditions in meat processing plants.

05/22/2020 4:14 PMupdated: 05/22/2020 4:16 PM
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  • Sari T.
    3 days

    I cry with you im so sorry ❤️

  • Nancy M.
    05/28/2020 19:46

    I’m sorry for your loss may your grandfather rest in eternal peace 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

  • Travis G.
    05/25/2020 16:26

    That's very sad I lost my grandfather when I was 12 years old I'm 50 now I understand how you feel your grandfather was your everything I'm sorry for your loss but your grandfather left an amazing granddaughter which is you that you are amazing awesome and Priceless you haven't lost him he's in you you still got them just in you you are amazing you are awesome and priceless this is from Travis Godfrey Morrisville Vermont be safe I love you all

  • Nam D.
    05/24/2020 03:58

    So sad!!! SSorry for your loss.

  • Sophia B.
    05/24/2020 03:29

    Sorry for your loss. Kean blame Smith Food's they where planing to close , they all thaking a big risk too , instead they have to follow procedures. I was lucky for been a part of the vulnerable group. . . they help me out. God give you streng

  • Sundy L.
    05/23/2020 14:13

    So sorry beautiful one.

  • Rajesh S.
    05/23/2020 13:01

    China kill lots of innocent people

  • Sia L.
    05/23/2020 05:44

    This is y I’m so mad when no one do anything and still let the dumb people run this country... may my prayer be yours....😭😭😭

  • Terry Q.
    05/23/2020 04:12

    I feel you were the same they finding Covid19 at Amazon Phoenix Arizona and they tells weeks later. And yes we all need a income we all have bills. God Bless You and your Family 🙏🙏🙏🙏

  • Gunnel N.
    05/23/2020 03:37

    😢❤❤❤

  • Peter C.
    05/22/2020 21:23

    I am so sorry for your loss. I hope lessons can be learned from this awful time for you and your grandfather

  • Lewis B.
    05/22/2020 21:15

    So sad

  • Smokie T.
    05/22/2020 20:41

    This is so sad, In my opinion criminal. Hiding the truth from the public

  • Wendy H.
    05/22/2020 19:55

    So sad. Makes me wonder what's in those meat processing plants that causes all this Covid19. Is there something in the meat that the rest of the population eventually get to eat?

  • Karen E.
    05/22/2020 19:51

    So sad

  • Ruvy L.
    05/22/2020 19:21

    They only reduced hours for one week. They are back to working a full 40 hrs/ week at Smithfield Crete.

  • Dannie C.
    05/22/2020 18:41

    Sorry for your loss!

  • Annunziata C.
    05/22/2020 17:16

    spiace per il suo dolore ma non deve prendersela; si muore comunque soli e il conforto di essere vicini é del parente più che del malatop,

  • Arnold J.
    05/22/2020 17:00

    This Is no HOAX,my friends;Is real.

  • Sahab A.
    05/22/2020 16:57

    and we always talk about them that they don't care about their parents n old ones