My small business survived the Great Recession and it will survive coronavirus, too

Anna Fuhrman might have had to shut her store’s doors due to the coronavirus, but she is still in business and paying her ten employees.
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Transcript for My small business survived the Great Recession and it will survive coronavirus, too
And Fraser town. And I am working trying to keep the business telling. I grew. Ahead thirty year track record. I'm neither one would be enormous distances that is arteries supplying and retail world who may well not survive best. Nor are nice start up business. Who. Sadly he may not survive this. I've been in business for thirty years I've been through September 11 I have been through the Great Recession and through Amazon. And I have survived. All of these things and I will survive dance yet I have assistance to make sure I can continue. Ten K for people who work. So my business clues and on March 24 year stated nearing Washington DC. We're get on lawns. Businesses. Need it's difficult to figure out how I could contribute to the business from home because. My job is very much to be in the store. Them interacting with customers. Not necessarily maintaining a six feet apart distance. Called plausible. Welcome them. With the small business. First thing to do with what is steaming now. County cured my employees. To. Are an essential part of my business. My business is an essential part of my family's life it's the sole source of income. From a family of three my husband and I thirteen year old honor. I could hero protection program. I named was within the first few minutes. He application process going mind. Eventually had my application. Approved within the last week through his many weeks after originally applying. The line announced it was approved it was significantly lower than the amount. Next the formula told me I don't think poor and that I had put on the application there was no explanation my. And when I try to find out more information about that I was supposed. There's a plan amount of money. If you don't take the money that has been crew. And very short period of time. To accept this money and a few doughnuts and money and that's likely will get nothing because some money spinning. Okay. I eat. Don't lions working at home but we're navigating this new normal. And I do miss. Being in the shop more than I thought it would. I'm really looking forward to reopening and seeing everyone again and so grateful to Anna for continuing to pay her employees during this crisis. I he. Devise something that I call it a little box and wonders we include. Things that aren't comforting. Sure the so the little box of lenders to students increased from my business and for me personally hasn't gotten to. The them together and rank the messages for changes. Look Lee Anthony's name. Emotional. And Connie and delicious people are sinking into thinking it's time to keep and experience. He really.

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