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Collected Item: “Arizona to remember COVID-19 dead at 'Memorial Day' event,”

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Arizona to remember COVID-19 dead at 'Memorial Day' event,

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news article

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This article is about the Covid Memorial Quilt exhibit at the Arizona Heritage Center in Tempe. The Arizona Heritage Center is a museum of the Arizona Historical Society. This article describes the quilt and the memorial event held on Monday, March 7, 2022. The event was sponsored in part by the non-profit group Marked by Covid which honors those who have died of Covid 19. Almost 28,000 Arizonans have died of Covid as of March 7th.

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#AZHistory, #MarkedbyCovid, AHS, Arizona Historical Society, exhibit, remembrance, memorial

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https://www.kgun9.com/news/local-news/arizona-to-remember-covid-19-dead-at-memorial-day-event

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Associate Press

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2022-03-07
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