Biden urges nation to not grow ‘numb to the sorrow’ as US marks 500,000 COVID-19 deaths

Serving as consoler-in-chief to a nation in perpetual sorrow, President Joe Biden urged Americans on Monday to not allow themselves to grow “numb” as the U.S. reached a devastating and once unimaginable milestone — more than half a million residents killed by the coronavirus. Biden, whose own life has been marked by tragedy, struck a deeply personal chord with those who have lost loved ones to the pandemic as he held a candle-lighting vigil at the White House to mark the U.S. COVID-19 death toll surging above 500,000. “While fighting this pandemic for so long, we have to resist becoming numb t…

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