I Was a COVID Frontline Worker

Samantha Stein
6 min readJun 13, 2022

I remember 2020 vividly, just like most people around the world do–the year the SARS-CoV-2 hopped aboard a bunch of hosts and took airplanes to just about every corner of the planet where humans reside.

Just like most people, I had a life and plans. I was fortunate to have meaningful work as a psychotherapist, friends and family who I loved, and had become an empty-nester about 6 months prior. I was…

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Samantha Stein

I’m a writer, photographer, and psychologist who (monthly) explores self, relationships, and mental health in an ever-changing world.