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How one University of Louisville employee’s battle against COVID-19 inspired a community

By Talia Horn University of Louisville In early summer of 2020, Demetrius Booker was a healthy, young father and a graphic designer with the J.B. Speed School of Engineering at the University of Louisville. He was following all the precautions to protect himself from COVID-19. But by the end of summer, Booker would be fighting for his life – a fight that he would ultimately win. After developing...