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Sept. 22, 2021: A COVID Loss Told (Partly) Through Tacos; Aspen Not The Only Fall Colors

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48min 30sec
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Clockwise from left, Jose Manuel, Carlos Manuel, Guillermina Estrada and Obed Manuel in 2011.

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Like a stretched-out panic attack. That's how Obed Manuel describes witnessing his father's months-long battle with COVID-19. Obed, an editor at CPR, reflects on loss and his mother's tacos, a symbol of his parents' love. Then, as summer turns to fall, what's the seasonal weather outlook? And the underappreciated Gambel oak as colors change.