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Burials on Hart Island in New York City on April 9 2020. This @ProPublica  Report throws a deeply unflattering light on management of COVID-19 crisis in NY.

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Love Island's Amy Hart opens up about body insecurities in gorgeous bikini snap

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Bodies are buried in a potter's field on New York's Hart Island. More photos from the month of April: 📷 @Lucas_Jackson_ 

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Bodies are buried in a potter's field on Hart Island in New York amid the coronavirus outbreak. More top photos from the month of April: 📷 @Lucas_Jackson_ 

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Hart Island is A 101-acre speck of land in Long Island Sound – the country's largest Potter's field for the unknown, the unclaimed, or those too poor to afford a burial – is a final destination for many victims of COVID-19

Great video and historical article about Hart Island (which I wrote about before), where New York's unidentified or unclaimed dead are buried. There was over a 90 percent increase in the first 3 months of this year from last year.

OPINION: This crisis could be a pivotal moment in the long struggle to transform Hart Island. But real change requires an unsparing confrontation of its inequities, not normalization. @NinaBernstein1  writes

Tomorrow on #SundayMorning  @EFMoriarty  looks at the history of Hart Island - the largest Potter's field in the country, one which is now the final resting place for scores of COVID-19 victims

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This drone footage captures NYC workers burying bodies in a mass grave on Hart Island, just off the coast of the Bronx. For over a century, the island has served as a potter’s field for deceased with no known next of kin or families unable to pay for funerals.

Drone video shows workers wearing personal protective equipment burying bodies in a trench on New York City's Hart Island

Drone footage has captured the moment a mass burial appears to be taking place on Hart Island, in New York City. The island is where the city buries its unidentified and unclaimed bodies. Follow all the latest updates ➡️ 📷: John Minchillo/AP Photo

The pictures of our fellow New Yorkers being buried on Hart Island are devastating for all of us. I want to make sure everyone knows what they’re seeing and what is actually happening on Hart Island. Remember, these are human beings. These are neighbors we've lost.

More bodies are being buried in trenches like this in Hart Island off the Bronx as New York's #coronavirus  death toll rises. New York reported its deadliest day on Thursday with 824 deaths in one day. More @business : outbreak #coronavirusoutbreak 

People in New York who have died from the coronavirus and not been claimed by anyone could be buried on Hart Island, east of the Bronx, officials have told CNN.

New York City hires laborers to bury dead in Hart Island potter's field amid coronavirus surge

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New York City hires laborers to bury dead in Hart Island potter's field amid coronavirus surge

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People in New York who have died from the coronavirus and not been claimed by anyone could be buried on Hart Island, east of the Bronx, officials have told CNN.

New York City is offering prisoners at Rikers Island $6 per hour — a fortune by prison labor standards — and personal protective equipment if they agree to help dig mass graves on Hart Island.

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