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Coping with COVID-19: March 20

Where everyone else saw an obstacle, Homewood police officer E.J. Dorsey saw an opportunity. His ingenuity and determination helped raise more than $9,000 for a local nonprofit organization.

While the Homewood Police Department normally organizes a fundraiser for Cancer Support Center every October, many staff members at both organizations wondered whether this year would be different. COVID restrictions mean officers have limited contact with community members right now, and masks cover up the fundraiser beards officers often grow each year.

Dorsey decided to leverage everyone’s common need for a mask to give . . .

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