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One Google Employee's New Normal: Puppet Shows And Daytime PJ's

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March 10, 2020. That was the day Google employee Marjorie Gray of View Heights was informed she'd be working from home, and since then she's been filling her quarantine time by sewing masks for friends and family, donating blood, and making sure to swap her regular pajamas for work pajamas every day to maintain some semblance of normalcy.

Marjorie says she's also co-founder of a nonprofit that helps people recovering from substance abuse and addiction get into sober-living homes, and she's been making video puppet shows for co-workers who have young kids at home.

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"So we like to make customized videos with our puppets. They sing songs, tell jokes or read stories to children. And our goal is to just provide five minutes of entertainment to these kids so that maybe their parents — our co-workers — can have a few minutes to just kind of breathe and not be on duty."

Marjorie says she's grateful for her "quaran-team," a "modern-day Golden Girls" group of friends that helps her beat the loneliness. Watch Marjorie's video diary at the top of this story, and...


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