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New York Times dedicates entire front page to names of US coronavirus victims

Added 05-24-20 12:18:03am EST - “The 1,000 miniature obituaries fill six full columns of the broadsheet and then continue inside, yet account for a fraction of the nearly 100,000 U.S. deaths due to the virus.” - Nypost.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Nypost.com: “New York Times dedicates entire front page to names of US coronavirus victims”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The New York Times has dedicated its entire Sunday front page to naming — and humanizing — U.S. coronavirus victims.

The unusual, chilling, text-only front page includes heartbreakingly sweet, one-line anecdotes of the lives lost to the virus — some of them young and just finding their footing in life, and others of advanced age whose biographies could have filled an entire Sunday edition.

There’s Denise Camille Buczek, 72, from Bristol, Conn., who “loved writing birthday and holiday cards, poems and lists.”

And then Leo Sreebny, 98, of Seattle, who “preferred bolo ties to neckties, suspenders to belts.”

The 1,000 miniature obituaries fill six full columns of the broadsheet and then continue inside, yet account for a fraction of the nearly 100,000 U.S. deaths due to the virus.

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