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How One Harlem Funeral Director Cared for His Black Community's Coronavirus Victims

The Black community has been especially hard-hit by coronavirus. In New York City’s neighborhood of Harlem, funeral director Isaiah Owens scrambled at the peak of the outbreak to keep up with the influx of dead — including his own friends — while keeping his commitment to offer dignified open casket funerals for every victim of the virus. The New York Times followed him inside his funeral home.