9-year-old Kaysen Hyman is embraced by his mother Phylicia Hyman outside St. Mary’s Children Hospital on Dec. 23, 2020. Kaysen finally went home in time for the holidays after spending the past year enduring multiple major surgeries due to an illness requiring multi-organ transplants.
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Jenn feeds the squirrels in Washington Square Park on Dec. 20, 2020.
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Brianna Greco, left, and, Antonio Murdock, right, pick up Rain, their Great Dane puppy from the Animal Care Center in East New York on Dec. 23, 2020. Murdock is facing charges after pulling the emergency door and leaving a Delta flight after he had a panic attack as the plane was about to take off.
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Maria Cajamarca and her daughter Sofia Avdrade, 2, join an estimated 600 people, mostly families with kids, lined around the block for the NY Cares/Together We Care sponsored toy and coat drive on Dec. 19, 2020.
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An estimated 600 people, mostly families with kids, lined around the block for the NY Cares/Together We Care sponsored toy and coat drive, on Dec. 19, 2020.
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Outdoor yurts at Fairfax in the West Village on Dec. 21, 2020.
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Holiday travelers socially distance while waiting for their train to arrive at Penn Station on Dec. 23, 2020.
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Garry Damper, 67, receives the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine at the New Jewish Home longterm health care facility in New York City on Dec. 21, 2020.
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Protesters gather outside New York State Governor Cuomo’s office, to protest the unfair transit hike in the wake of Covid-19 on Dec. 20, 2020.
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Senator Charles Schumer stands outside of Bellevue Hospital to get the word out on the Covid-19 relief deal bringing free coronavirus vaccines for all New Yorkers on Dec. 22, 2020.
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Mourners attending a candlelight vigil for Brandon Sierra, Randy Brisbane, Tamari Watkins, and Anthony Cruz who were killed when a car fleeing police crashed into their vehicle in Yonkers, NY on Dec. 23, 2020.
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A memorial for Anthony Cruz, Randy Brisbane, Tamari Watkins and Branden Sierra who were killed when a car fleeing police crashed into their vehicle in Yonkers, NY on Dec. 23, 2020.
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A couple watches the scene from a walkway where a truck carrying propane tanks overturned and burst into flames on the Long Island Expressway near Junction Blvd. in Queens on Dec. 22, 2020.
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New York Giants wide receiver Darius Slayton (86), catching a pass in the 1st quarter against the Browns on Dec. 20, 2020.
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Kiari Di Paola, from Queens, takes a photo in front of the 2021 Times Square sign as is previewed at an event in Father Duffy Square in Times Square on Dec. 21, 2020.