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Texas Panhandle county's pandemic experience shows life, loss in rural communities

 Rural Lamb County is home to around 13,000 people.
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Rural Lamb County is home to around 13,000 people.

Nearly one out of every 100 people living in Lamb County died of COVID-19. It’s one of the highest death rates in the nation.

Rural communities across the country were uniquely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearby Lamb County’s experience was recently chronicled in TIME Magazine.

Alejandro de la Garza is the journalist who reported this important piece. We’re talking through what he learned.

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Alejandro de la Garza, TIME Magazine

Helpful link:

In This Texas County, There's No Such Thing as Moving on From COVID-19 from TIME Magazine
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