Obituaries in the Age of the Coronavirus

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Obituaries in the Age of the Coronavirus

September 8, 2020

Obituaries in the Age of the Coronavirus

Each person who has died from the coronavirus had a story. When social distancing makes in-person services and memorials a challenge, obituaries can often be the best way to share those stories. Maureen O’Donnell, longtime obituary writer for the Chicago Sun-Times, shares what it’s been like covering the lives of people we’ve lost over the last several months.

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