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Selene San Felice's editor, Rob Hiaasen, was killed during the shooting. She was assigned a new editor, and even though their first edit went well, she said, "It felt so bad to get that from somebody that wasn't Rob." She went out in the hallway and cried. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Left to Right: Tens of billions of locusts descended on Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia; Protesters demonstrate after a U.S. airstrike in Iraq killed Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani; Riot police detain a man during a protest in Hong Kong; Kangaroos flee a bush fire in Australia. Fredrik Lerneryd/Getty Images; Ebrahim Noroozi/AP; Dale De La Rey/AFP via Getty Images; Saeed Khan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Fredrik Lerneryd/Getty Images; Ebrahim Noroozi/AP; Dale De La Rey/AFP via Getty Images; Saeed Khan/AFP via Getty Images

Top: Kinston High School basketball player Taliyah Jones goes up for a shot. The girls basketball team was undefeated in their conference for the 2019-2020 season. Left: Sheriece Jones, Zykia Andrews and Quiaira Powell cheer for their teammates. Right: Sheriece Jones is helped up from the court by teammates Kahlia Hargett and Quiaira Powell during a game. Madeline Gray hide caption

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Madeline Gray

This year my grandfather turned 90 and my family planned to celebrate with a big birthday bash. But then the coronavirus pandemic came. Plans were canceled, and a general anxiety about the health of the older generation exploded all over the world. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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"In this work I explore eroding memory. Here, my grandmother, who battled with dementia, remembers the relationship with her daughter (my aunt) but mistook me for her when she momentarily lost recognition of my face. I became unknown but familiar," writes Amy Parrish in an Instagram post about her project "Check the Mail for Her Letter." Amy Parrish hide caption

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Amy Parrish

People picnic underneath the cherry blossoms in Tokyo's Yoyogi Park on Sunday. People strolled under the trees and spread out picnic blankets, ignoring the posted signs about the dangers of COVID-19. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Top: Keziah Therchik (left) and Angel Charles take a selfie before performing Yup'ik dancing in Toksook Bay. Left: Dora Nicholai (in pink) dances at a community center, where portraits of the community's elders hang on a wall. Right: Women show Yup'ik dance fans. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó take part in a march in Caracas in February 2019. Amid Venezuela's isolation and catastrophic economic conditions, Guaidó emerged as a key challenger to Nicolás Maduro's rule, but has had difficulty sustaining his initial mass momentum in support. Cristian Hernandez/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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