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New Headstones Mark Pandemic's Devastating Legacy in Marshallese Community

Faith Laukon's father, Adelbert, died on July 20, 2020 due to complications from COVID-19. He was one of the more than 50 Marshallese community members who passed away during the height of the coronavirus outbreak in Northwest Arkansas this spring and summer. Laukon says the pandemic has left behind a devastating legacy in the tight-knit community.

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