With extraordinary speed, the coronavirus has torn through nearly every corner of the economy. Even as states have lifted their shelter-in-place orders and people return to work, millions still remain at home, waiting to jump back into a job market that may no longer have space for them. 


These are the portraits of two people -- a masseuse in San Francisco embracing the lull, and a coder in San Jose wishing to prove his parents wrong -- navigating lives paused and changed by the coronavirus pandemic. 


Photographed for California Sunday. Intro text by Rowan Moore Gerety and Laura Rena Murray.

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