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Share Your Poems Of Hurting And Healing

How can grief become an instrument of comfort? Morning Edition wants to hear from those whose lives have been affected by COVID-19 — in the form of a poem.

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Sunspots Bob Mould

All 84 residents of Magnolia Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Riverside, Calif., were evacuated from the facility in early April after 39 residents tested positive for the coronavirus. Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Discharging COVID-19 Patients To Nursing Homes Called A 'Recipe For Disaster'

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Mansions of Millions of Years Mammal Hands
Kandaiki Mammal Hands

If it's not possible to stop oil from a well blowout right away, MWCC has two production modules on stand-by. Once mounted on ships, they can process up to 100,000 barrels of oil a day for up to six months so it can be brought onshore by tankers. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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10 Years After Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, Industry Says It's Better Prepared

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At Last, Ashore Giants
Sleeping False Idol Giants
IOA, Pt. 2 Koloto
IOA, Pt. 1 Koloto
Eyes Closed BadBadNotGood
Hedron BadBadNotGood
Do Nils Frahm
Re Nils Frahm
Crazy Quilt Kevin Hays & Brad Mehldau
Sleepless in Berlin AK
Surface Seas of Years
Harbour Seas of Years
Piano Fights 65daysofstatic

Former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama waves as she attends an event for Obama Foundation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in December 2019. Obama and actress Julia Roberts attended the inaugural Gathering of Rising Leaders in the Asia Pacific organized by the Obama Foundation. Vincent Thian/AP hide caption

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Michelle Obama May Stay 'Above The Fray' As She Returns To Political Life

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