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How Coloradans who lost their jobs to COVID are resetting their lives

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Hart Van Denburg/CPR News
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment offices in downtown Denver.

When the pandemic arrived in Colorado almost two years ago, it brought on a tidal wave of layoffs -- more than 370,000 Coloradans lost their jobs when the state locked down. For several months, the unemployment rate was at historic highs. Back then, CPR’s Andrew Kenney spent a lot of time talking with people caught in that unemployment crisis. He checked back recently to see where they are now.