Noa Wollstein profiles several young people turning the pandemic into an opportunity, starting businesses and pursuing their dreams despite new boundaries imposed by COVID-19.
COVID-19 has changed the way we work. Women left the workforce at disproportionately high rates. Mom-and-pop stores closed left and right. Career paths were thrown off track by hiring freezes and many have spent the past year searching for jobs, desperate to make ends meet. But along with these experiences of the pandemic, for some, the past year has also been a surprising opportunity. This story is about a few young people who, despite new boundaries imposed by the pandemic, are turning their dreams into reality.
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Photo Courtesy of Jake Laurent.