Should we pay people to do our coronavirus grocery shopping?

Should we outsource our anxiety?
Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • April 9, 2020
Recently I was unnerved by a simple question: Should I pay somebody to deliver groceries to my house? It was day 10 of my family’s self-quarantine and there was no milk in the fridge, a lonely pair of eggs on the bottom shelf, some baby carrots...
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