At the height of the pandemic in April, Brooklyn imam Ahmed Ali Uzir was conducting as many as nine janazahs, or funeral prayers, in a row. Photographer Lori Hawkins spent a few days following him last month and I interviewed the imam and wrote the story to accompany her powerful photo essay. Read it here.

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