The lives upended around a $20 cheeseburger | Curio

The lives upended around a $20 cheeseburger

26 mins | Jul 21, 2020

Follow the tumultuous journey of a burger during a pandemic, and all the human cost it's left behind. A cash-strapped rancher, a virus-stricken meatpacker, an underpaid chef, a hungry engineer: the journey of a single burger during a pandemic paints a striking picture of what life has been like for many Americans during the coronavirus crisis. From cow to customer, Jessica Contrera shares this extraordinary and emotional story for The Washington Post.

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From The Washington Post