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Collected Item: “Emptiness Around Us: Empty Park”

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Emptiness Around Us: Empty Park

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Photograph

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Taken at Washington Park in Albany, NY in late April. The sign notes that these swings are closed and cannot be used due to COVID-19. All other playgrounds and equipment in the park were closed and had similar signage.

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#FordhamUniversity #SOCI2960 #April2020 #EmptinessAroundUs

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Emily Lynch

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2020-04-19
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