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Dryly self-deprecating, she considers herself an introvert who has the misfortune to live in a building with 270 other people.
“WE DON’T EVEN KNOW WHO IS DEAD OR ALIVE”: TRAPPED INSIDE AN ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY DURING THE PANDEMICBY AVA KOFMANNOVEMBER 30, 2020PROPUBLICA
If you’ve ever had the painful misfortune of losing valuable documents, photos, and information on your laptop due to a random crash or accident, then you know how important external hard drives are.
EXTERNAL HARD DRIVES FOR EASY, RELIABLE BACKUPSPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMOCTOBER 9, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
Then in 1959 it had the misfortune to pass close to Jupiter, which pushed it even closer.
THESE IMAGES EXPOSE THE DARK SIDE OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDECOREY S. POWELLAUGUST 26, 2020NAUTILUS
It’s not ideal that Portland has the misfortune of playing its next game against the Dallas Mavericks, who have the most efficient offense in NBA history.
WITH A HEALTHY JUSUF NURKIĆ, THE TRAIL BLAZERS ARE ON THE CUSP OF THE PLAYOFFSJARED DUBINAUGUST 11, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Astronauts there made unprecedented observations of Earth and the sun, and set new records for time spent in space — but many misfortunes befell the early NASA space station.
50 YEARS AGO, NASA PREPARED TO LAUNCH AMERICA’S FIRST SPACE STATIONMARIA TEMMINGJULY 20, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
This misfortune gave another opportunity to his detractors, and again the Emperor lent his authority to their false accusations.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
During the hurried crossing of the mountains of Tolosa the Marshal had the misfortune to be thrown from his horse.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
It is due to Alan to say that the misfortune of his wounded leg by no means cooled his courage.
THE NURSERY, JULY 1873, VOL. XIV. NO. 1VARIOUS
It would be a misfortune if the impression were created that preferment to the episcopal bench was confined to High Churchmen.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
An Irish officer had the misfortune to be dreadfully wounded in one of the late battles in Holland.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS

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