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Visually impaired students walk and bake for a cause
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Visually impaired students walk and bake for a cause

Students of the New York State Institute for Special Education held a bake sale and walk to support breast cancer awareness.

Laura Rodriguez, 34 from Bronx, ran the Boston marathon last year. This year she dressed us as a banana to support runners of the NYC Marathon. Photo by Lea
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NYC Marathon: Resilience in the Bronx

Security in New York was high today, with unprecedented precautionary measures.

Free hearing aids for those in need
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Free hearing aids for those in need

People with hearing disabilities and low incomes received free hearing aids today as part of the “Help America Hear” program organized by the Foundation for Sight and Sound.

NYC Marathon: Runners Groove Into Hip-Hop Motherland
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NYC Marathon: Runners Groove Into Hip-Hop Motherland

Widely recognized as the birthplace of the hip-hop subculture, the Bronx welcomed thousands of runners from all over the world and attracted even more cheering fans hoping to give marathoners a boost on the 26.2-mile-long journey.

Bronx man recounts demographics shift
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Bronx man recounts demographics shift

Louis Cochi, 82, has seen his Bronx neighborhood dramatically change since he moved there in 1956.

Bronx morticians cope with humor
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Bronx morticians cope with humor

After days filled with burned, stabbed, shot and decapitated bodies, some Bronx morticians cope by maintaining a sense of humor.

To protest domestic abuse, a 7-mile march
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To protest domestic abuse, a 7-mile march

Domestic violence survivors, some wearing wedding veils, and anti-abuse advocates marched 7 miles through the Bronx.