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Listen In, Lubbock: Lamb County's pandemic experience shows life, loss in rural communities

Rural Lamb County is home to around 13,000 people.
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Rural Lamb County is home to around 13,000 people.

Rural communities across the country were uniquely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearby Lamb County’s experience was recently chronicled in TIME Magazine.

Alejandro de la Garza is the journalist who reported this important piece. We’re talking through what he learned.

Alejandro de la Garza, TIME Magazine

Helpful link:
In This Texas County, There's No Such Thing as Moving on From COVID-19 from TIME Magazine

Sarah Self-Walbrick is the news director at Texas Tech Public Media, where she leads the news team and focuses on underreported stories in Lubbock. Sarah is a Lubbock native and a three-time graduate of Texas Tech University. She started her career at the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
Julia is the Morning Edition Host and a radio producer with Texas Tech Public Media. She graduated with her bachelor's in electronic media and journalism from Texas Tech University, and her master's in mass communication also from Texas Tech University. She also is an adjunct professor of journalism at TTU's College of Media and Communication. You can follow her on Twitter @_julsew_.
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