“The Essentials” is a series depicting the stories of the workers on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis, in their own words. This includes first responders and health care workers, but also the cashiers, day care employees, plumbers, delivery drivers and others who keep Hampton Roads up and running while many are keeping safe at home. If you are an essential worker with a story to tell, we’d love to hear from you. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line, ESSENTIALS. Please provide your name, age, city of residence, and a little bit about yourself and the job you do.