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Touching Stories Open free guest house for covid medical team Updated: 2020-04-07 10:48:26 KST

Daegu, the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in South Korea

Empty streets and shuttered businesses

However, this guesthouse
is packed with many people

The people here are medical workers from other regions
who have come to Daegu as volunteers

“I wanted to help those who came to Daegu to give their assistance, so that they could stay here in comfort.”

15 free rooms are being provided
to healthcare workers staying in Daegu

Aid supplies flow in from across the nation,
as news of the guesthouse becomes widely-known

Heo is volunteering his time and effort
despite the lack of financial incentives

He says it pales in comparison to the
hard work of the medical staff

Heo says he will continue to offer his help
until the end of the COVID-19 outbreak

Looking for a silver lining and holding out hope
that mankind will one day overcome the pandemic
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