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Biden task force reunites 400 children with their families separated by cruel border policy

The United States espouses noble ideals and has worked for more than two centuries to make its way toward them. It’s always been an uneven process, however, and sometimes we stumble—or get violently shoved—backward. The “zero tolerance” policy for handling migrant families was one of those times. The policy, unofficially piloted by the Trump administration […]

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Collector finds locks of hair in a book from the 1800s and then discovers who the people were

In modern times we memorialize our loved ones by saving old photographs, holding onto their jewelry, or keeping their ashes in an urn. But, according to Artsy, before we had photographs of people to remember them by, people often saved their hair. It was impossible to save someone’s rotting flesh before modern preservation techniques were […]