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A Story Of Youth, Hope And Loss — And The Mystery Of COVID-19

Audrey and Kelsey Ellis, twins born exactly 10 minutes apart, always made sure to spend their birthday together. Last year, on their 29th birthday, the celebration would be overwhelmed by illness.

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Corrected: March 13, 2021 at 10:00 PM MST
An earlier version of this story misspelled Lori McMullan's last name as McMullen. Also, Audrey Ellis' date of death, March 22, 2020, was misstated as March 20, 2020.
Dustin Jones is a reporter for NPR's digital news desk. He mainly covers breaking news, but enjoys working on long-form narrative pieces.