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​​​​​​​For Some Kansans, Going Back To Work in a Pandemic Could Mean Risking Their Lives

Sherri Calderwood has worked at a Topeka diner for 21 years but a health condition has her afraid to return during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Jim McLean, Kansas News Service)

The chance to return to work is a godsend to tens of thousands of Kansans idled by the COVID-19 outbreak. But for some, it poses a dilemma. Whether to risk their health for a paycheck. Jim McLean of the Kansas News Service has the story of one Kansan struggling with that choice.

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