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Your senior year is one for the ages.

Class trips, prom and graduation all help mark the end of one chapter and the start of another.

The pandemic has stolen some of these moments from the Class of 2020, but that hasn’t kept seniors from celebrating a milestone year.

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A small group of Conrad High School seniors in Dallas recently celebrated one of the first in-person graduations in the country. It almost didn’t happen because of COVID-19. 

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Two workers at a meat processing plant in West Dallas died of COVID-19 in the last few days. And on Tuesday, family members blamed Quality Sausage Company for not shutting the plant down earlier, as soon as there were signs of infection among employees.