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Artist's mural provides hope and inspiration in tough times
CityStream: Artist's Mural Provides Hope and Inspiration in Tough Times

Across the city, windows that once provided a view into thriving businesses are now boarded up. Some were shuttered by the pandemic, others by protests that turned violent. Sheets of plywood have become murals for artists working to put a good face on a bleak situation. Enrique Cerna spoke to Aileen Granstrom, a Bellevue teacher who's also an artist. She explains why the mural she's painting is deeply personal to her and a reminder to all that when we stand together, we're stronger as a community. 

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