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Editor's note

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JOHN UNREIN
Editor
ANDY NELSON
Managing Editor
EMILY PARK
Digital Associate Editor
Publishing
TROY ASHBY
Publisher
JAMES BODDICKER
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LILY ALVAREZ
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MICHAEL BARBEE
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DUSTIN PICKMAN
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CARLEA SCHULER
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JON HALL
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CARRIE FLUEGGE
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NORA WAGES
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ANNIE FOURNIER
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ELISABETH SPILLMAN
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RYAN ALCANTARA
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Assistant Manager
MARJ POTTS
Production Specialist
BECKY WHITE
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FIONA DANKER
Graphic Designer
JIM WHITE
Promotions Manager
ABBY CHRONISTER
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WHITNEY HARTMAN
Sales Coordinator
Corporate
CHARLES S. SOSL AND
Chairman and CEO
L. JOSHUA SOSL AND
President

The real
meaning
of
essential

One of the more sobering sights related to the coronavirus outbreak has been the seemingly endless
expanse of empty parking lots.
The businesses that made all those parking spots
necessary are closed. And many of them may never
open their doors again. The restaurant industry will
likely suffer the most serious blow of all.
In this bad time, something we've always taken for
granted has become a source of incredible comfort.
When you turn into your local grocery store, you see a parking lot that looks
just like it did before the virus reached the US - a lot full of vehicles.
Who thought we'd ever enjoy that sight so much?
As officials have made clear throughout the crisis, grocery stores serve an
essential function in times like these. Their survival, and their ability to continue to supply food and other items to otherwise homebound Americans, is one
of the keys to our getting through this.
I have been so grateful to walk out of the grocery store recently with bags
in my hands, even if I was only able to check half the things off of my shopping list.
Without intending to be, it's been a time of discovery. No strawberries? OK,
I guess I'll see whether I still like blackberries after a few years without. Maybe
some grower in Mexico or California has come out with an awesome new
variety.
No chicken tenders for fajitas? Buy the chicken breast instead and do it the
old fashioned way.
No toilet paper or any other kind of paper on the shelves? Alright, I've got a
plan B, C and D for that.
In my local store, I've been amazed by the good humor and work ethic of the
workers, some of whom are high school classmates of my kids. And you see a
lot more camaraderie between staff and customers. (A fair amount of it of the
unprintable toilet paper variety.)
I try to thank as many clerks, cashiers, baggers and other grocery staff before
I leave the store.
Just by going to work, they're performing an act of selflessness and patriotism we should all be grateful for.

STACI GRECO
Chief Financial and
Administrative Officer
MEYER SOSL AND
Chief Operating Officer
and Executive Editor
JIM SAL ADIN
Chief Marketing Officer

ANDY NELSON
anelson@sosland.com
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