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A survivor. A funeral director. A marriage divided. How Americans’ COVID experiences shape their votes

In Wisconsin, a funeral home director who has watched the COVID-19 pandemic rip through her community can only blame President Trump.In Texas, little can change one woman’s loyalty to the president — not even her own struggle for breath as she lay in a hospital bed.In New Mexico, an underemployed firearms instructor plans to cast…

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How a funeral inspired the pandemic’s hottest hardware

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Funeral Held for North Carolina Boy Shot and Killed While Riding Bike:’He’ll Always Be with Us’

Family and friends gathered this week to mourn five-year-old Cannon Hinnant, who was shot and killed Sunday in Wilson, North Carolina. “More than 100 cars filled the funeral home parking lot and other nearby places for the Thursday service. Family, loved ones and strangers all showed up to lift up Cannon’s family during an unthinkable…

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John Lewis’ funeral set for MLK’s church in Atlanta; Obama to give eulogy

Former president Barack Obama gave a searing eulogy for John Lewis, urging Americans to honor the legacy of a civil rights giant by engaging in the “good trouble” that leads to a more perfect democracy in the face of powerful institutions that seek to oppress.Obama spoke from the pulpit of Ebenezer Baptist Church during the…

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John Lewis’ funeral set for Atlanta church that MLK once led

ATLANTA (AP) — When John Lewis is mourned, revered and celebrated at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on Thursday, he returns to a sacred place imbued with civil rights history.The arc of Lewis’ legacy of activism will once again be tied to Ebenezer’s former pastor Martin Luther King Jr., whose sermons Lewis discovered while scanning…

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Funeral today for ‘brave and courageous’ East Providence boy who fought cancer

Jack Perry Journal Staff Writer jgregoryperry Tuesday May 26, 2020 at 7:21 AM May 26, 2020 at 9:58 AM A funeral Mass will be held this morning for Blake Daniel Costa, a 5-year-old Riverside boy who died Thursday in his parents arms at Hasbro Children’s Hospital after fighting brain cancer for four years.Blake’s funeral will be at 10 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church,…

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Funeral homes work to help give vets proper honors as national cemeteries still don’t allow funerals

DENVER — Memorial Day weighs heavily on families who have postponed funeral plans because of rules related to COVID-19 at national cemeteries. However, some funeral homes are working with families to honor veterans amid the restrictions. Anne Ramirez and her family were making their first trip to see her parents’ final resting place in Fort…

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Funeral services for fallen HPD officer Jason Knox slated for today at First Baptist Church

‘One of the best’: Houstonians pay tribute to fallen HPD officer, Jason Knox By Alison Medley Updated 9:48 am CDT, Saturday, May 9, 2020 This Nov. 21, 2018, photo shows Houston police officer Jason Knox in a restored HPD cruiser in Houston. The Houston police department tweeted that Knox, a Tactical Flight Officer, was killed when…