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The Twitter account @FacesofCOVID, says creator Alex Goldstein, helps people mourn. And as long as COVID-19 persists, he plans on running the account. Michele Abercrombie/NPR hide caption

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This Man Is Honoring COVID Victims By Telling Their Stories, One Obituary At A Time

The Twitter account @FacesofCOVID has been a way to honor some of the nearly 600,000 Americans who have died. Alex Goldstein, who runs it, has posted over 5,000 virtual obituaries.

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The Forgotten Song Rob Levit
The Traveler Rob Levit
Bane's Grave Tony Furtado & Dirk Powell

The Twitter account @FacesofCOVID, says creator Alex Goldstein, helps people mourn. And as long as COVID-19 persists, he plans on running the account. Michele Abercrombie/NPR hide caption

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This Twitter Account Is Honoring COVID Victims, With 5,000 Obituaries And Counting

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Solstice Angus MacRae
Undone Angus MacRae
Like Honey from the Branch The End Of The Ocean
On Floating The End Of The Ocean
Hopper's Blue House Erik Friedlander

Melvin and his son Néstor were one family that was separated under former President Donald Trump's zero tolerance immigration policy. Néstor says he would have frequent nightmares about the separation. Jessica Pons for NPR hide caption

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Separated At The Border, A Father Reunites With His Son. But Struggles Remain

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Zucht 2 Machinefabriek
Fundamental Values Nils Frahm
Hibernation Hushed
Against A Paler Sun Hushed
Chord Left Agnes Obel
Shadows The American Dollar
Clones The American Dollar

Loveland Police Chief Robert Ticer has characterized Garner's arrest as an issue with an individual officer, not with the department's operations. The city's police are undergoing Alzheimer's awareness training. Leigh Paterson/KUNC hide caption

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The Violent Arrest Of A Woman With Dementia Highlights The Lack Of Police Training

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Far from Anyone Faodail
Souvlaki Space Station Slowdive

People with old Belarusian national flags shout during an opposition rally in August in Minsk, Belarus. Sergei Grits/AP hide caption

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5 Views From Belarus On The Country's Political Crisis

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