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The Final Frontline

As deaths from COVID-19 rise in southern and western states, they’ve fallen dramatically in New York City. For funeral homes, the lull is a welcome respite.

The Kearns family funeral business was founded in New York City in the year 1900. Over 120 years, the family has seen a lot of history. Patrick Kearns and Paul Kearns-Stanley are the owners. After 4 months, they finally had a chance to reflect on the COVID-19 pandemic, and how it’s looked from their corner of New York.

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