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Kroger associate writes about ‘surreal’ experience working in store

Vice 03/31/2020

While most customers understand empty shelves and limits on purchases, there are a vocal few who have made an already difficult situation even more difficult as they take their frustrations out on grocery store associates. That’s part of the experience of Chris Sawin, the assistant head of the meat and seafood department at a Kroger in Texas, but not the only one. “You don’t always get a thank you. But there are also people who are thankful for the services we’re providing. One woman kneeled down next to me while I was stocking breakfast sausage the other day and thanked me for everything I’ve done in a time of need. ‘Bless you,’ she said.”

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