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David Carr, revered journalist and media critic at the The New York Times, passed away suddenly on Thursday night, age 58. Carr famously wrote on life itself: “The trick is to be grateful and hope the caper doesn’t end any time soon.”

Click above to watch Carr in 2012, talking about his first important piece of work in journalism — an exposé on police brutality in Minneapolis — then share this video.

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Guillermo Garcia, a soccer coach, was fundraising for his daughter's soccer team outside of an El Paso, Texas, Walmart on August 3, 2019 when a white supremacist opened fire, killing him and 22 others in what The New York Times called "the deadliest anti-Latino attack in modern American history." El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen told The Dallas Morning News that Patrick Crusius, who was 21 years old at the time, purchased a 7.62 mm caliber gun and drove some 10 hours west from Allen, Texas, to carry out the massacre.

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