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In their own words: U.S. Covid-19 death toll hits 500,000

The Covid-19 death toll in the U.S. has passed 500,000. NBC News’ Kate Snow illuminates some of those we’ve lost through their own words.

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Just 2020 could bring us words like these

Remember the Australian bushfires? Back in January, the unprecedented blazes looked like strong candidates to make wildfires the disaster theme of 2020, even as news buzzed in the background about the spread of a mysterious new coronavirus. Instead, the bushfires were simply an inauspicious start to a year when the world got very, very tired…

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'Kind Words' is the rare social network where everyone is nice

When I looked at the requests waiting to be answered, I noticed that many of them seemed to come from young people; there were lots of kids worried about exams or complaining about their parents. It made me feel very parental in return, doling out advice about study habits or how to deal with shitty…