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Collected Item: “Follow the Yellow Brick Road”

Give your story a title.

Follow the Yellow Brick Road

What sort of object is this: text story, photograph, video, audio interview, screenshot, drawing, meme, etc.?

Photograph; Taken with my cell phone

Tell us a story; share your experience. Describe what the object or story you've uploaded says about the pandemic, and/or why what you've submitted is important to you.

“Do you sell hand sanitizer?” asks nearly every customer that enters the door into the store that I work at. If I’m not busy, I’m usually kind enough to walk them down to the aisle they’re in (Aisle 12, Cleaning and Breakroom!), however, if I can’t take the time to, I tell them to follow the stickers we have on the floor that leads to that section. Sort of like the yellow brick road from The Wizard of Oz led Dorothy and her gang to the Emerald City. Many stores nowadays have social distancing and directional stickers for aisles, but this is the only place that I have seen these types of stickers. This is something that I have come to associate with life during the pandemic; now learning to work during this.

Use one-word hashtags (separated by commas) to describe your story. For example: Where did it originate? How does this object make you feel? How does this object relate to the pandemic?

#Suffolk, #Work, #HandSanitizer, #Shopping, #Danvers, #PPE, #WorkingDuringThePandemic, #Retail, #Customers

Who originally created this object? (If you created this object, such as photo, then put "self" here.)

Jackson Crilley

Give this story a date.

2020-10-30
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