• ‘I'll be getting my degree in the mail, but that has me feeling hollow’

    With her college graduation canceled, Rachel Leach had to process the significance of her achievement in solitude — revisiting memories of her journey out of poverty. She shared recordings with The Post from May 9 to 18.

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  • 'We grew up in agriculture--we've had a lot of experience of going without'

    As the meat industry struggles in the pandemic, consumers are seeing lower supplies and higher prices for beef. But the strain has also hit independent ranchers such as Terry Swanson of Colorado. He shared recordings with The Post from April 28 to May 7.

  • ‘It is a pretty significant hole in the system’

    Gabe Albornoz, a council member in Montgomery County, Md., who leads the Health and Human Services Committee, let us into his life for a week as his county responded to the pandemic. He shared recordings with The Post April 23 - May 2.

  • 'First thing's first, I gotta beat this game'

    With the NBA suspended because of covid-19, Washington Wizards point guard Ish Smith finds himself home, filling his days with video games alone instead of high-stakes games in front of thousands of fans. Smith shared recordings with The Post April 18-23.

  • 'For me, it’s all the blues'

    Marquise Knox, a blues musician in St. Louis, was set to release a new album and tour with ZZ Top this spring. Now, he’s self-isolated, playing music on Facebook Live, and feeling the blues hit home. He shared recordings with The Post April 6-19.