Heartbreaking Data Viz

Data can be very emotional. The graphics in this opinion piece in The New York Times (h/t Kristin) might break your heart—or make your blood boil. In the section highlighted below, you can read geo-tagged excerpts of calls to 911. There’s much more in the original piece.

A small sampling from the piece.


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