Philadelphia Musician Delivers Singing Telegrams For Those Sheltering At Home

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In Philadelphia, Dot Levine has found a new way to make a living. The musician offers serenades for hire — from a safe distance — for people who are sheltering at home.

WHYY's Peter Crimmins (@PeterCrimmins) reports.

NPR is remembering people who have died of coronavirus as they continued to work outside their homes during the pandemic: health care workers; grocery store clerks; city and town services employees; police; domestic workers; mail carriers; caretakers; those who kept serving others as the rest of us have stayed home.

We'd like to hear a story from you about your lost loved one or friend. Head to to share a special memory you have of this person — it may appear online or on air.

This segment aired on May 5, 2020.


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