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FROM BOSTON GLOBE OPINION
How do we memorialize the COVID-19 pandemic?
As the United States neared its one millionth COVID-19 related death, artists, architects, and community leaders are calling for a permanent memorial to honor all those touched by COVID. Globe Opinion asked several artists for their vision of what a COVID memorial could look like.
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Our responsibility to remember the faces of COVID-19
As a nation, we are failing to process the grief and loss that surrounds us.
Listen: How do we memorialize the pandemic with Alex Goldstein and columnist Renée Graham
Iván Espinoza-Madrigal and Heather Odell
Boston could take the lead in memorializing those lost to COVID
Boston is well suited to lead commemorative work, as it can build on the experience gained through its planned memorial dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King on Boston Common.
Harriet F. Senie
How to think about a memorial
How can we best mark this moment — a time when a million deaths from COVID-19 loom large — and we can’t be sure how high that number will climb before the pandemic can be called an endemic?
PHOTOS: COVID-19 memorials from around the world
How to say goodbye to loved ones lost to COVID-19
Take one deep breath.
Saying goodbye: An offering of gratitude
Xavier Cortada invites viewers to reenact his ritualistic performance and bring closure to the passing of loved ones who died in isolation.
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