What if a lottery picked those who risk their lives to reopen the economy

By , Guest Columnist Updated: May 16, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: May 16, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Val Handwerker
Guest Columnist

Val Handwerker

A lifelong Memphian and Catholic priest for 45 years, Valentine Handwerker is pastor of St. Patrick Parish in South Downtown.

Like the lottery for military service during the Vietnam War, what if there was a lottery of a certain number from other segments of society — with no exceptions allowed — who would serve on the meatpacking lines for a month?

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COVID-19 reopening plan

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