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With widespread closures of schools and childcare centers, COVID-19 kicked away the scaffolding of care working families rely on to balance the demands of work and family. Mothers, in particular, have borne a heavy load.
One hundred and ten years after the Triangle factory fire, we can see echoes of the tragedy in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Beatrice Andrew’s apprenticeship turned into a rewarding lifelong career. Today she encourages young people to consider a similar path.