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'It's real. It's stressful. It's heartbreaking.' Healthcare worker opens up about being on the COVID-19 front line

Posted at 6:36 PM, Mar 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-26 19:36:00-04

(WXYZ) — The coronavirus has medical professionals everywhere stretched thin, working overtime, stressed, and overwhelmed, taking care of patients and trying to take care of themselves, all while doing their part to keep society and their loved ones safe.

7 Action News Reporter Andrea Isom spoke face-to-face, and heart-to-heart with a metro Detroit wife, mother, and healthcare worker on the front line in metro Detroit.

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