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One Dead, Thousands Still Stranded As Burning Man Organizers Plan 'Burn The Man' Ceremony

Posted on AllSides September 4th, 2023
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The organizers of Burning Man are hoping to push forward with its namesake tradition despite the heavy rain that left more than 70,000 people stranded in the desert.

The annual festival is held in a pop-up makeshift town in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada each summer and usually involves a ceremony, during which an art installation is burned. This year, excessive rain has turned the desert into a mud pit, making it impossible for many cars to drive over safely and difficult for people to walk through. At least one person...

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