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Stories of 2020: Five lives caught in a year of upheaval and pain

New York Times
By: Peter Baker, John Branch, John Eligon, Reid J. Epstein, Dan Levin and Marc Stein

In a year that has filled morgues, emptied schools, shuttered workplaces, swelled unemployment lines and polarised the electorate, these are a few of the Americans struggling to respond.

And then Chadwick Boseman died. On a