The press conferences stopped. The roll call of the dead stopped. But the death didn’t stop. If anything, it accelerated
It was on the face of it an odd thing to say – just one of the many odd things Donald Trump said in his time as president.
It was March 29 2020. A deadly virus was sweeping the world; China, Italy, and now the US. Bodies of the dead were being stored in refrigerated trucks outside mortuaries in New York. Less than two weeks later, work would start on a new mass burial ground outside the city on Hart Island.
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