23 People Share Heartbreaking Stories Of Losing Their Jobs This Week Proving Corona Virus Victims Aren't Just Those With The Illness

by Ariana

This is a really strange, scary and sad time in all of our lives.

Obviously, our hearts break for those losing their lives to the Corona Virus, but as of the last week or two, we now how more victims stemming from the collapse of most economies and the closing of non-essential services in many countries across the globe.

Most restaurants, cafes, bars, clubs, movie theatres, casinos, sporting stadiums/events (I can go on) have closed and as a result, millions of food-service and hospitality workers across the globe are now without jobs.

Below are 23 people who have shared their personal stories of losing their jobs after answering the Reddit thread question, "People who lost their job due to this crisis what is your story?"

While they are not in the minority, it is still utterly heartbreaking.

Check out the sad stories below.

"My husband got laid off on Tuesday..."

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"I'm a housekeeper in Maine..."

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"F&B manager at a large hotel..."

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"...I answer for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline..."

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"My mom works in vacation rentals..."

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"... i'm not optimistic..."

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"I was laid off indefinitely from 2 hourly paying line cooking jobs on Monday..."

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"I worked in an art studio."

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"Restaurant is closed. Chef, cooks, dishwashers, bartenders, servers have zero hours."

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"I worked at Hyatt."

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"You were a lifesaver for me..."

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"I worked at a specialty custom cake shop..."

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"Construction."

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"... they're all heartbreaking..."

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"I'm a server."

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"I've been between jobs..."

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"I'm a nurse."

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"Classical musician here."

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"I was a bartender."

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"Not me, but my wife..."

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"My experience is pretty unique."

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"I got a job and everything set up and now it's all been thrown into disarray..."

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"I'm a landlord."

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