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It captures the building’s superintendent distraught in the minutes after the shooting.
“NOBODY” HURT, “JUST A PERP,” SAY OFFICERS AFTER NYPD SHOT AND KILLED MAN IN HIS OWN HOMEBY ERIC UMANSKYJANUARY 4, 2021PROPUBLICA
The distraught mind has used the body as a perverse canvas, and the book serves as an extension of the artist’s flesh.
IN THE GALLERIES: WHERE ARTISTS ENGAGE WITH THE EARTHMARK JENKINSDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Sheriff’s deputies used tasers, pepper spray, water balls and pinned the visibly distraught man, Paul Silva, to the ground with a body shield to try and subdue him to take him to a medical evaluation.
MORNING REPORT: OBSCURE SHERIFF REVIEW BOARD UNDER SCRUTINYVOICE OF SAN DIEGODECEMBER 3, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
On July 29, he had published an op-ed in The Baltimore Sun saying, “I’m distraught at the thought of our kids in the city missing more school.”
THE STUDENTS LEFT BEHIND BY REMOTE LEARNINGBY ALEC MACGILLISSEPTEMBER 28, 2020PROPUBLICA
Even some families who already had one stay-at-home parent have been publicly distraught over the lack of safe, in-person instruction options for their children.
THE LEARNING CURVE: SCHOOL IS NOW AN ANTIDOTE FEW FAMILIES CAN ACCESSWILL HUNTSBERRYSEPTEMBER 24, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
They awoke on the morrow, their minds still distraught and deeming the thing was but a nightmare.
THE MERRIE TALES OF JACQUES TOURNEBROCHEANATOLE FRANCE
When she came to his side he seized her hand instantly with a sigh of content and turned and looked at her with distraught eyes.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
He paused––distraught, his brows bent, his hand passing aimlessly 56 over the scars and gray stubble of his head.
THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHTNORMAN DUNCAN
He pressed his hands to his eyes and then flung them outward with the gesture of one distraught.
THE DEVILJOSEPH O'BRIEN
You sit down too, Grigory Mihalitch, she said to Litvinov, who was standing like one distraught at the door.
SMOKETURGENEV IVAN SERGEEVICH
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