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Andy Slavitt @ 🏡+ Your Authors @ASlavitt Ex-Obama health care head. Helper. Host podcast #IntheBubble. Listen: smarturl.it/inthebubble. Founded @usofcare & @townhallvntrs. Insta: @andyslavitt. Jun. 08, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

COVID Update June 7: If you thought there’s nothing but hate & loss, I couldn’t blame you. But there is more. And these people are quite amazing.

There is #thebestofus. I didn’t run last week, but these amazing people should more than make up for it. 1/

The godmothers of this are @ASlavittsMom & @PiperPerabo.

But the amazing people are below. 2/

One of the pictures of the year. 3/

 https://kutv.com/news/local/utah-marine-stands-alone-at-utah-capitol-with-i-cant-breathe-covering-his-mouth 

I love this story. Because quiet goodness gets recognized. 4/

 https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/06/us/teen-cleans-buffalo-protest-rewarded-with-car-scholarship-trnd/index.html 

Amazing story in Minneapolis of a man whose restaurant burned but spirit soared. 5/

“I’m doing what Kaepernick did.” 6/

Great to see this. 7/

People have come out in Minneapolis to help their neighbors. Thousands and thousands of bags of groceries & more. 8/

People showing love for a stranger. Why should it be harder than showing hate? 9/

Great to see this apreciwtion. 10/

Incredible. 12/

 https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/03/us/iyw-eighth-graders-navajo-nation-donations-trnd/index.html 

Look for the helpers. 13/

Giving is addicting. 14/

 https://m.startribune.com/minneapolis-distillery-which-started-making-hand-sanitizer-after-covid-19-is-now-a-food-donation-center/570988982/ 

This is meaningful. 15/

 https://arktimes.com/arkansas-blog/2020/06/05/cabot-harrison-hold-black-lives-matter-demonstrations 

Hero alert. 16/

 https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/03/us/rahul-dubey-dc-curfew.amp.html 

Bear witness. 17/

Mothers everywhere felt a calling last week. 18/

You can’t just not be racist. You must be actively anti-racist. These guys are. 19/

The heroes behind the masks. 20/

 https://www.minnpost.com/health/2020/05/masked-crusaders-sew-upcycled-medical-grade-masks-for-front-line-medical-workers/ 

This one we need your help for. Please vote. And subscribe if you haven’t. 21/

So much of this. 22/

You’ve probably seen this and several like it. 23/

I asked people on my group text to tell me about some of the amazing things they’ve seen and heard. And I could only show a small fraction. 24/

Here’s some more. Feel free time join. My cell number is (952) 234-6315. 25/

Lots of inspiring stories. 26/

People are seeing all around them. 27/

After visiting #GeorgeFloyd square, I wouldn’t say it made me feel hopeful. I would say I was pleased how many people here & around the world are beating witness. 28/

Take it out with some lean on me.
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