Pandemic Video, Articles, and Photo O’ Day 131

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1910 – White man in Montgomery, Alabama, avoids prosecution after killing black taxi driver, Mitchell Johnson, who had him arrested for not paying his fare.

July 23rd

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Today’s music video connects back to the cover story article that I quoted in Wednesday’s “My Paper.li”

The article, “In Defense of Our Teachers” was written by Dave Grohl – musician who was in the bands Nirvana and Foo Fighters.

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On Wednesday, Gov. Mike Dewine of my home state of Ohio ordered all people in the state to wear a mask in public starting Thursday at 6 pm.

“Wearing masks will make a difference. It will determine what our fall looks like. We want kids to go back to school, we want to see sports — to do that it’s very important that all Ohioans wear a mask,” DeWine said.

https://www.10tv.com/article/news/local/ohio-mask-mandate-dewine-issues-statewide-mask-order-begins-thursday/530-78dff02e-50dc-40f8-b89a-2455ac32e5c4

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This order, along with the fact that I’ve been “clipping” many articles about masks, prompts me to write a post with lots O’ links about masks.

Previously, I wrote a post with reviews and my personal findings on wearing a mask for hours at a time. Look for this new article on Thursday or Friday.

Until then, here’s a couple of articles, with accompanying photos, of innovative masks being developed for safety and convenience:

MIT engineers designed an affordable, reusable face mask that’s as effective as an N95 — take a look

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A new mask allows people to drink without taking it off or exposing their mouth

https://redeepatch.com/pages/redee-mask
The parody sung start at 1:11 into the video is particularly apt…

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