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Kimberly Conger, Sarah McSweeney's nurse at her group home, shows a photo of McSweeney on her phone. She says McSweeney was outgoing and fun: "She absolutely adored going into malls and getting her makeup done and getting her hair done." Celeste Noche for NPR hide caption

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Investigations

As Hospitals Fear Being Overwhelmed By COVID-19, Do The Disabled Get The Same Access?

In an Oregon hospital, a disabled woman fought for her life as her friends and advocates pleaded for proper care. Her case raises the question: Are disabled lives equally valued during a pandemic?

San Junipero (Saturday Night in the City of the Dead) Clint Mansell
Triangle BadBadNotGood
The Theory Koresma

Luxury Strike CEO Terence Jackson Jr. came up with the concept two years ago and funded the venture by selling a couple condos he owned and pretty much all of his assets. Laura Herberg/NPR hide caption

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Detroit-Area Entrepreneur Launches Bowling Alley On Wheels During The Pandemic

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In the 6th Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews
Kiss Them for Me Siouxsie and the Banshees

Kimberly Conger, Sarah McSweeney's nurse at her group home, shows a photo of McSweeney on her phone. She says McSweeney was outgoing and fun: "She absolutely adored going into malls and getting her makeup done and getting her hair done." Celeste Noche for NPR hide caption

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As Hospitals Fear Being Overwhelmed By COVID-19, Do The Disabled Get The Same Access?

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Wash The Dusk With Silver Tom Caufield
Selange Cluster & Brian Eno
V Sufjan Stevens & Timo Andres
Tears from Heaven Desire

Psychologist Christy Denckla says funerals and related rituals are "fundamental to how we mourn, to how we grieve, to how we reinforce social ties." Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Psychologist On Why Funerals Are Fundamental To Processing Grief

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Midnight Feast Mr. Scruff
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For Hungry Americans Across The Country, Food Insecurity Crisis Deepens

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Why Are Sundays So Depressing? The Strokes
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Just The Same But Brand New St. Vincent
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