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My Humble Attempt to Understand the Capitol Riots

Photo by Jingxi Lau on Unsplash

In January 2021, approximately 2,500 protesters stormed Capitol Hill. The casualties included four rioters, and Capitol police officer Brian Sicknick, who was assaulted and later died of a stroke. As well, four officers who defended Capitol Hill later died by suicide.

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