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Diné (The People) vs. The Pandemic series introduction

Diné (The People) vs. The Pandemic series introduction

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"The People vs. The Pandemic," is a special series by KOB-TV (Albuquerque) reporters Colton Shone and Nathan O'Neal, with support from the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism’s 2020 National Fellowship. The series shares stories of tragedy and resilience from the Navajo Nation, one of the first and hardest hit communities during the pandemic.

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