Triumphs in the face of adversity.

As Leonard Cohen said with his broken voice and crisp words: "There’s a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in."  Hope continues to blossom in every corner of the world (from Pakistan to South Asia) as humanity survives. Life is a short play between weddings and funerals, where losses and celebrations, tears and laughs become one. Whether it is an intimate music-sharing dinner party or a gaming community in the streaming world, some unexpected experiences and moments might be the cure we need in this difficult time.

Music Makes Me... Feel Connected

How an intimate music-sharing dinner party went remote

How COVID-19 has redefined weddings in Pakistan

Weddings are grand and expensive affairs in Pakistan, lasting anywhere from a few days to more than a week. For some, especially the parents of the bride, who are expected to organize expensive weddings, a wedding can feel like a colossal burden. However, COVID-19 might change that.

Made by NYU's Studio 20 graduate journalism program.