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Scott Green, a lifelong civil rights activist, was one of thousands buried in mass graves on New York City’s Hart Island in 2020. As deaths soared during the pandemic and morgue backlogs grew, some families turned to the potter's field as a last resort.

Ernest Green, a member of the Little Rock Nine, said burying his brother Scott on Hart Island was the best option during the pandemic. “We couldn’t even get a time for a cremation,” he said.

Love Island's Amy Hart sparks chaos with playful hint she's Robin in Masked Singer

Love Island's Amy Hart sparks chaos with playful hint she's Robin in Masked Singer

Love Island's Amber Gill and Amy Hart furiously defend 'respectful' co-star Yewande Biala

Love Island's Amber Gill and Amy Hart furiously defend 'respectful' co-star Yewande Biala

#UPDATE: Island Health has also declared an outbreak at Victoria's Hart House long-term care home.

#UPDATE: Island Health has also declared an outbreak at Victoria's Hart House long-term care home.

“Hart Island is like a shadow of New York City,” says Justin von Bujdoss, the cemetery’s chaplain. “It reflects the lives of people who live on the margins—the homeless, the sickly, the neglected, the forgotten and overworked”

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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

We went through hell in the spring. Mass graves in Hart Island. The endless sound of sirens. We are NOT going to go back. We will not hesitate to take the necessary steps to save lives. @melissadderosa 

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

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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.

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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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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