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For the 78 residents of St. Joseph's Senior Home in New Jersey, the arrival of hazmat-suited officials in March in their caravan of ambulance buses was terrifying. Some evacuees with dementia shouted and furiously clawed at them. Others begged not to be taken away. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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The Tragedy Of 'St. Joe's'

Back in March, a coronavirus outbreak at St. Joseph's Senior Home in Woodbridge, N.J., led state officials to evacuate all 78 of its residents. Within weeks, nearly half of them were dead.

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For the 78 residents of St. Joseph's Senior Home in New Jersey, the arrival of hazmat-suited officials in March in their caravan of ambulance buses was terrifying. Some evacuees with dementia shouted and furiously clawed at them. Others begged not to be taken away. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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The Tragedy Of 'St. Joe's'

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A new leash on life: The ASPCA's Behavioral Rehabilitation Center in Weaverville, N.C., helps traumatized dogs learn to trust humans again. ASPCA hide caption

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1 Of A Kind Shelter Helps Traumatized Dogs Learn To Trust Humans Again

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Kathleen Murray gave family members Advent calendars that, alongside candy, included hand sanitizer and masks. "It's the closest thing to safety that you can give them," she said. Nicholas Murray hide caption

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For Christmas, My True Love Gave To Me ... Hand Sanitizer, Because It's 2020

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Mike Santoro, (left) and Todd Coleman prepare for a day of Pork 'N Pine deliveries in South Baltimore. Emily Sullivan/WYPR hide caption

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In Baltimore, These Santa Clauses Bring Pork And Christmas Trees To Your Door

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